The pot still has remnants of the kids' mac and cheese in it, so she will have to wash it.
When she takes it to the sink, she sees it is filled with dirty dishes so she will have to do the dishes in the sink before she can wash the pot.
When she goes to put the dishes in the sink into the dishwasher, she will see that there are still clean dishes in the dishwasher, so she will have to empty it.
She will start putting dishes away, but realize there are too many sippy cups in the cupboard and the rest of the glasses will not fit, so she will reorganize the cupboard.
She will reorganize the cupboard, put the dishes away, load the dishwasher, wash out the pot, then look at the clock and realize it's time to make dinner.
She will reach for the rice...