It seems like every summer, and then again, a Christmas time, new and improved kitchen and barbeque gadgets are introduced. Most of them are probably useless to the average person. Here are but a few examples. Pass on buying these gadgets and you could save anywhere between $25.75 and more than $2,500.00.
Pretending that you are the Wolverine, or a hungry Grizzly are best left for Halloween than the dinner table. Unless you are smoking meat like a whole pig or brisket on a regular basis (ie. as a profession) then two forks will work just as well, and it will save you between $10.00 and $30.00.
Electric Can Opener
There are people that need appliances to assist them. For individuals that severe arthritis, a missing limb, or some other issue to address and electric can opener can be very useful. For most however it is a waste of hard-earned money in the range of $7.00 to $76.00. For professional application I found one advertised online for $1,559.00
Pie birds, which are used to vent steam from pies, are usually very pretty. They cost between $3.75 for a new one and $499.00 for a vintage one. Why pay good money to vent a pie when using a lattice top, and simply cutting some vent holes in the top crust work just as well.
Microwave Smores Maker
What fun it is to sit around an open fire, toast a marshmallow, place it on a piece of a chocolate bar, and sandwich it between two graham crackers. Want to strip the fun away? If so then get a Microwave Smores Maker and for between $5.00 and $499.03 (plus delivery) you too can suck all the fun out of a family pastime.