Quadly Cooking, Video

Quadly Cooking with Abby

What’s the best part of having a spinal cord injury? It’s an easy answer: The friends I’ve made. I met Abby when she was 17 years old and in rehab. It’s been a joy to watch her finish high school, graduate from college, and go to work. She hopes to move out and live independently in the near future. Cooking is a piece of that puzzle.

Abby recently drove down to try to cook in my accessible kitchen. She rocked it! Watch this short video to see her in action. I’m incredibly impressed at her use of tenodesis (a grasp using wrist flexion) with a C5-6 SCI. She also used her spasticity to her advantage a few times.

Links to the adaptive devices and the recipe are in the video description.

Quadly Cooking

Quadly Cooking: Greek Lemon Chicken Rice

After having some amazing lemon chicken soup at a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, I wanted to cook a dish with similar flavors. But I wanted it more filling than a soup. After looking at a number of recipes online that were too difficult, I decided to take the basic ingredients and toss them in the rice cooker. It’s one of my favorite creations.

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