When you're cooking, most of the time you think you have to wash everything you get before cooking it. While we don't have a definitive reason, it's just second nature to wash everything you are going to use.
Vegetables, fruit, chicken—no matter what we are cooking, we rinse it off in water to clean and make sure that everything is fresh. No one wants to use veggies with dirt or even a small bug on them, right? Turns out, not everything needs to be washed and rinsed before using it. Who knew?