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Whether you cook every day or only sparingly, tongs are a kitchen essential. Not only are they the perfect tool to flip and turn meats and veggies in a frying pan, but you can also use them to pull pasta from boiling water and serve up yummy noodle dishes.
Cuisinart Scoop & Strain Tongs, $9.99 (Orig. $22)
The Cuisinart Scoop & Strain Tongs are even better than traditional tongs because their unique shape makes it easier to scoop and grip food. These Cuisinart Scoop & Strain Tongs have another handy design feature. According to the product description, you can "squeeze out excess fat" and drain unwanted liquids back into the pan using the slotted side.
Shoppers on Amazon give the Cuisinart Scoop & Strain Tongs 4.7 out of 5 stars. One shopper said they're a "Great Kitchen Tool!" and another said the tongs were "Very sturdy and heat resistant."
While you're on Amazon, check out the Cuisinart 12-Inch Tongs and the Cuisinart Silicone-Tipped 9-Inch Tongs, which are also on sale and make a complete set. Place your order in the next few days, and your tongs will arrive before Thanksgiving.
Cuisinart Silicone-Tipped 9-Inch Tongs, $13.07 (Orig. $22)
Shoppers on Amazon give these Cuisinart Silicone-Tipped 9-Inch Tongs a near-perfect 4.8 stars out of a 5-star rating. People who purchased them say they're well-made, nonstick and good quality.
Cuisinart 12-Inch Tongs, $12.63 (Orig. $22)
If you're worried about food slipping out from the nonstick silicone grips on the tongs above, grab these Cuisinart 12-Inch Tongs. They're especially great for meats like steak and chicken breasts.
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