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Sunday, December 11, 2005

Designed for Christmas… El Paso Fajita Grill $30

While Christmas shopping at Linens and Things yesterday, I couldn’t help but to notice the El Paso Fajita Grill prominently displayed on a center display in the main aisle. The tackiness of it caught my eye immediately, and I was reminded of the last time I saw one of these: several christmas’s ago as my wife and I were lucky recipients!! I then started to sing in my head the song “Earth to Grandma” by the Asspony’s. (I hope my G-Ma-In-Law doesn’t frequent iniardwatch!).

Anyway, the fajita grill is an odd shaped electric skillet pre-decorated with Chili peppers, and has a tortilla warmer built right in. The skillet part is kind of small relative to the HUGE amount of space this things takes up. Most people already have a skillet they cook with, and many even have an electric skillet already, which is why I put this freakish appliance in the Designed for Christmas category. Nobody in their right mind would buy this for themselves, but when shopping for someone else, with a $30 gift budget, it seems like the perfect gift for someone who may have mentioned that they like fajitas. My advice would be to get them a nice electric skillet or a decent one for the stove. $30 can get much better quality in a traditional skillet or even electric skillet than this pepper shaped work of art.

So, my fajita grill is still in the original box, I thought I would be able to get rid of it during the company white elephant gift exchange, but we stopped doing this type of exchange, so I am now wondering….what is the time required before re-gifting items? Does anyone on my list like fajitas? He he he…. HO HO HO!!!


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    By Anonymous as seen on tv products, at 1:21 AM  

  • This might be a good gift for someone with unlimited cabinet space, and can afford to have more worthless crap laying around. If I had more cabinet space, I would find a way to eliminate the tupperware avalanche.

    By Blogger bschneider5, at 7:15 AM  

  • Oh my god we got the same ugly thing as a wedding gift! We are re-gifting it to someone this Christmas!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:33 AM  

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