There are some ingredients/steps of cooking that even I hate. And I love to cook. I love it all...except these parts:
Flour: I don't care if you use one teaspoon of flour. It gets everywhere and on your hands and its just basically annoying. It feels weird on your skin too right?
Peeling potatoes: Why do I have to explain this? How can we put men on the moon but I still have to peel the skin off a dirty potato? It takes FOREVER.
Brining: I'm sure this has merit and I will explore that at some point, but it feels like I spend a lot of time and salt and then rinse it down the drain only to have the same meat I had before.
Frying bacon: We cook bacon in the microwave at my house and it's so clean and not burning. Why do I need hot grease burning my hands off? I don't need that. But oh my word have you ever cooked onions in bacon fat?? The smell is heavenly and makes the ER visit so worth it.
Boiling chicken: BARF. THE SMELL IS SO GROSS I HAVE TO QUIT TYPING ABOUT IT.
I have a very sensitive gag reflex.
What ingredients or steps make you almost always rule out a recipe?