Community·Posted on Feb 19, 2021What Are Some Things About American Food That Make Absolutely No Sense To The Rest Of The World?Who started frying butter and why?by Salimah McCulloughBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink As a fellow American, I know we have some pretty strange foods that probably make zero sense to people from other countries. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Heck, they probably don't make sense to people who are from America. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via giphy.com So I want to know, what are some things about American food that make absolutely no sense to people in other countries? Maybe you wonder why some Americans fry foods that have absolutely no business being fried, like butter and ice cream. Getty Images Or maybe you wonder why our pancakes are super thick and doughy, unlike nearly every other country's pancakes. Getty Images Maybe you don't understand why one of our biggest holiday staples consists of marshmallows on top of sweet potatoes. Getty Images Or maybe you're dying to know why Americans love spray cheese. HBO Max / Via giphy.com Whatever it is, we want to hear it! Tell us some things about American foods that make zero sense in other countries. The best responses will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.