Have you ever heard of a brick rocket stove? If you are looking to save money on electricity or have a survivalist mentality this might be of interest. For very little money you can create one of these. This can be helpful in a survival situation, camping, or living off grid. The only ting that they are using are bricks and some salvaged wood. The cost of this was only 6 dollars. For another way of cooking without electricity look at this article called Solar Cooker – Are They Worth it?.