Cooking is such great and fun task to do. Sometimes, if you’re not exactly an expert, it can also be difficult. However, there are also other ways of cooking which seem a lot way easier to do and achieve that anyone can try it out. Take grilling for example. Once you’ve set the flavors in the meat that you’ve prepared, all you have to do now flip and turn or grab the meat along the grill. In a few moments, your food is ready. This is even easier to do if you have a tong with you. I know they rhymed, but that wasn’t intentional. This list, however, was intentionally made to consist of the top three tongs that you can get. Take a look and maybe you’ll find just what you need.
StarPack Home Premium Silicone Kitchen Tongs 2 Pack
Coming in a pack of two, these kitchen tongs are perfect for whatever you’d need it for. You can choose different colors like cherry red, teal blue, red, and gray/black. The handle is easy to hold or grip because of the ergonomic design. It is made of steel and even the head is steel scalloped but then it is coated in silicone so that the tips are well angled and firm. It will hold your food quite well, making it perfect for grilling, serving, and even for cooking.
If ever you’re worried that the silicone would melt, I assure you that it won’t because it can resist heat for up to 480 (four hundred and eighty) degrees Fahrenheit. You can grab and flip your food without a worry. It is non-stick and still very friendly and safe to use. Specifically, the first tong has a measurement of 9 inches while the other measures 12 inches. You can use whichever is preferable for you.
StarPack Premium Silicone Kitchen Tongs
Choosing from teal blue, red, and black- this tong is not just good looking but also very efficient to use. Measuring 9 inches in length, this tong is perfect for your cooking, grilling, and grabbing needs. It is very easy to use because of the handle that is great for gripping. Since this tong doesn’t stick, like the usual ones, it is also very easy to clean and reuse or clean and store. It is resistant to high levels of heat which make it very safe to use.
The picking head of the tong is covered in silicone while the whole body is framed and made of steel which ensures the durability. It is free from BPA and it is also made in food grade. It is just perfect for your daily needs and maybe even during special occasions. The brackets are also well designed because it locks smoothly. Altogether, just impressive and very useful.
OXO Good Grips Steel Locking Tongs
If you’re looking for something simpler, then this is the right pick. This tong is made of pure stainless steel, making it durable and steady. The locks are designed to close easily so that you can store it when not in use. The handle is also very comfortable to hold because it has a rest for your thumb and it does not easily slip through your hands. At the end of the lock, there is an included loop so that you can hang it up in the kitchen. It measures 13.8 inches by 6.8 inches by 1.5 inches and only weighs 6.8 ounces. This item is a great addition to your kitchen needs.
What to Look For
Without any particular order, there are lots of things that I would consider to look for in getting a simple tong. Since this item is something that we use involving our food, most of us are going to be very particular and picky, which I can totally relate to.
One of the things that I would look for in a kitchen tong is the material. Tongs are most likely made of steel or metal, but the question goes along with, “what kind of metal?” A stainless steel would surely be preferable as this would ensure more safety and longevity. But if ever you want something else besides being made of metal, you might also want to consider something made with silicone. If so, just make sure that it can withstand high temperature because this would absolutely involve cooking in the heat.
Another one is the size of the tong. Depending on what you plan to use it for, the size of the tong will determine how versatile and useful it can be. For example, a longer tong is ideal for grilling so that you won’t burn your hands as you flip and grab the meat. If it’s something that you intend for a salad, I guess, a shorter tong won’t hurt.
Just remember that at the end of everything else that you have to remember in getting a tong, is the reason or purpose as to why you’re getting one. If you would be able to determine this beforehand, taking the right purchase is going to be very easy for you.