Accommodating the oven and cooktop

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Creamy Lumaca Rigate Pasta

Luckily when I built my house I designed it to fit my need and didn’t have to modify a traditional house. In the kitchen the oven, cooktop counter tops, and the sink need changing. A traditional stove with the oven and cooktop in one piece just won’t accommodate my special needs.

I hate to think what would happen if the level of the oven was low and I fell out of my chair on to the hot door while I was leaning over and trying to take a hot pan out. So, it needs both raising and I must be able to take pans out from beside the oven and not lean over the door.

What is very useful but not obvious is the piece of ceramic tile I keep on the counter beside the oven so I can put hot pans right there and not have to carry them to the preparation area.

The cooktop needs to be lowered but I also need to get my legs under it so I can use a spatula or stir something in a pot even if they are on back burners.

Something that is useful is a screen top for the frying pans otherwise oil popping will burn my arms if I need to reach a pot on a back burner.

Here is the cooking part of the kitchen I use.

Cook Top-cropped

This design won’t work for every disabled person but it accommodates me.

Opening picture my Creamy Lumaca Rigate Pasta with Asparagus and Goat Cheese.

Next time: My adapted cooking prep area.

2 Replies to “Accommodating the oven and cooktop”

    1. Thank you! I’ve found I really enjoy cooking. So I’m currently redesigning my kitchen to better fit me. The contractor is going to start on it the week of February 4 so I be putting more picture on my blog after that. I think I’ll make some better dishes after that.
      🙂

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