Draining hot water from pot

Cooking pasta without assistance – technique for a person with compromised function and strength in arms and hands

Pot on stove with cutting board next to it
Pot on stove with cutting board next to it

Description
The user moves the pot from the stove (see associated tip) to a cutting board that stands next to the stove. Then he moves the cutting board with the pot to the edge of the sink. He grasps the pot handle, tips the pot and pours the contents into a colander standing in the sink.

Whose idea
User

This tip is from 2007

User moves pot over to cutting board
User moves pot over to cutting board
User moves cutting board with pot to sink
User moves cutting board with pot to sink
User drains water in sink
User drains water in sink

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Tipsare: Max

Max is studying. He lives by himself in an apartment. In 2002 he was injured and has a high tetraplegia (C5 incomplete with remaining sensitivity). He has personal assistance 13 hours a day.