I'm not talking about a specific recipe. I'm talking about tasks.
I consider myself a very good cook and baker, but I excel at food prep and cleanup. I believe this is because I worked in fast food for a couple of years as my first job at 16 and then went on to waiting tables for many years. When prepping for a recipe, I chop, dice, measure, mix, etc. everything (very neatly I might add) and have it all ready. I've done this for years; way before I ever heard of the phrase "mise en place." Then, I clean as I go. This part is ABSOLUTELY attributable to my days in fast food and waiting tables. By the time I am done cooking, almost everything has been either washed and put away or rinsed and in the dishwasher. All I have to clean after dinner is a stray pot or pan and the dinner dishes.