All these years, as summer approached, I would purchase a big bag of wooden skewers for making Kabobs on the grill. Prior to use, the skewers must be soaked in water to prevent burning during the grilling process. After use, they are thrown away.
This year I've decided to purchase metal skewers and they can range in size and price. A package of 4 large skewers from Wal-Mart costs about $6, so I purchased two. It has been such a great decision as they do not need to be soaked and they can be reused over and over again!