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1) Chartreuse
More about liqueurs

2) Cherry Pits. The record in the International Cherry Pit Spit Competition is held by Rick Kraus, with a cherry spit of 72 feet 7½ inches.
More about cherries

3) The "spreading chestnut tree" from the poem ‘The Village Blacksmith’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was a real tree.

4) Chestnuts.

5) Cocoa tree and chocolate.
Chocolate facts.

6) Cilantro. It is one of those tastes that people either love or hate, and no one agrees on a description of its aroma or taste.
Cilantro trivia

7) Cioppino

8) Cloves
More about cloves

9) Cobbler
More cobbler trivia

10) Corn smut is a black, bulbous fungus which causes corn kernels to swell to many times their size. Most U.S. farmers consider it a disease, and destroy infected plants. However, the Aztecs considered it a delicacy, and it is still prized in Mexican cuisine. Also known as Mexican truffle, huitlacoche, cuitlacoche, and maize mushroom. It can be found in gourmet markets fresh, canned and frozen. It has a sweet, smoky flavor.
More fungus trivia

0) Bonus Answer: If you haven’t noticed yet, all 10 answers start with 'C'.



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