Stories of Astonishing Food Ignorance

My friend did not know what lentils or split peas were. This surprised me, but the real shocker happened a few nights ago, when he picked up my measuring cup and asked me what it was!

Please share your stories of the astonishing food or cooking ignorance you have encountered. Can you outdo mine?

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