1) [b] Cream of tartar is a white, acid powder that is precipitated onto the walls of casks used to age wine.
2) [c] The highest concentration of vitamin C in tomatoes is in the jelly-like substance around the seeds.
3) [b] The first American millionaire was Elias Haskett Derby, who made his money importing black pepper. He used his fortune to endow Yale University.
4) [b] Historians say the julep originated in Persia, where it was a minted, nonalcoholic, fruit drink.
5) [a, b and c].
6) [c] Up until the 1500s, sugar was so expensive that is was used in small amounts as medicine and to sweeten wine, but not in food.
7) [a] Historians generally agree that almonds and dates, both mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible, were among the earliest cultivated foods.
8) [b] Those with thyroid problems should avoid eating large amounts of cabbage or cauliflower. They both interfere with the body's absorption of iodine, needed by the thyroid gland.
9) [c] Cheshire cheese is the oldest cheddar type cheese, and the oldest named cheese in the British Isles. There are 3 varieties, a white, a 'red' (actually yellow in color) which is dyed with annatto, and a blue-veined variety originally considered undesirable when it occurred accidently.
10) [c] Cranberries are one of only three major fruits native to North America. Concord grapes and blueberries are the others.