While perusing the food news yesterday, I was highly entertained by a New York Times story about "recipe deal breakers" — that is, the ingredients or instructions that will make you put down a cookbook and run as far away as possible.

In the article, cooks 'fess up to fearing everything from recipes that require helpers to those that necessitate the wrangling of a pig. Both of those would probably be deal breakers in my book, but I'm sure you all have your own. So in the spirit of dishing, tell me your recipe deal breakers by leaving a comment below!