After explaining that I cut the big carrots into strips and we call those carrot sticks, she was still very sad.
Some digging revealed that she thought we were going to eat with CHOPsticks. The confusion had come from two places.
1 - We had checked out a book from the library about the creation of chopsticks
2 - I made the mistake of giving her watermelon "popsicles" which were just slices of watermelon with chopsticks in them.
So, I grabbed some chopsticks...