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What do you hate most about cooking?

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  • View Poll Results: What do you hate most about cooking/hosting
    Chopping onions/chillis
    4
    2.56%
    washing/clearing up
    92
    58.97%
    fussy eaters
    10
    6.41%
    people with allergies
    0
    0%
    realising you're missing an ingredient half way through cooking
    11
    7.05%
    buring/scolding yourself
    4
    2.56%
    Losing the recipe and not being able to find it, even on the net
    0
    0%
    touching raw meat
    9
    5.77%
    having equipment that doesn't work properly
    1
    0.64%
    when cooking times on packaging is wrong so the food gets burnt
    3
    1.92%
    running out of alcohol during the meal
    1
    0.64%
    people complaining
    2
    1.28%
    following a recipe but ending up with not enough/ too much
    0
    0%
    Following a 'tried and tested recipe' that turns out disgusting
    7
    4.49%
    having too much to do (so things often get burnt as you can't watch them)
    6
    3.85%
    Other
    6
    3.85%

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    Definitely washing up ^_^ To be fair it does limit my spending on 'ambitious' recipes which would be a pain in the ass to clear up to a 'once in a while' thing rather than impoverishing me like it would if I could be arsed to do it every night
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    \mathrm{time\ spent\ cooking}>\mathrm{time\ taken\ to\ devour}

    Really, cooking is so time consuming, takes over an hour out of my day every day to prep and cook meals, which are nothing but scraps in five to eight minutes, at least I think that's the case, never really timed myself eating :rolleyes: .

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