Kitchen tools that make life easier are a small joy -- we're totally down with slow cookers, nonstick pans and microwaveable Tupperware. But every time we see an infomercial for the Slap Chop or the Perfect Brownie Pan, we just can't help wondering why there are so many useless kitchen gadgets out there.
In fact, there is such a plethora of inane kitchen items that we had trouble narrowing our list down to just 10. So make sure to check back in the coming weeks for more renditions -- we've got quite a few up our sleeves.
Counter space is valuable; there's no need to clutter it with objects that a chipper salesman is hawking. Check out our slideshow of useless kitchen gadgets below.