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Chub refers to a kind of fish related to the carp and minnow families. Chub is also a term used to describe short , usually plump meat that comes unsliced in a casing.

Conical Strainer refers to a small meshed wire strainer that removes lumps when liquids are poured through it.

Craisins refers to a a registered trademark brand of dried cranberries made by Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

Caffe Americano refers to a single or double shot of espresso poured over 6 ounces (180 ml.) of fresh hot water to produce a milder (“American-style”) coffee. Unlike the American coffee, the crema should rise to the top of the finished beverage. Caffe Americano is likewise an Italian term so named because it closely resembles American Coffee which is weaker than Espresso.

Curry Leaf (Murraya koenegii) refers to a purple-black fruited tree which is most famous for its aromatic leaves that provide curry spice. The leaves are used as an important food flavoring in Indian and Asian cuisine. When cooking, the leaves are generally used fresh direct from the tree. The yellow "curry powder" which are sold in the markets which is common in Western countries is actually not curry at all, but a mixture of several spices intended to mimic the true curry flavor. The yellow color comes from turmeric root.

Cyclamate refers to an an artificial sweetener banned in the United States in 1969. It is still used in some countries.