Versa Tongs are a great purchase for those who often prepare foods that end up breaking during the flip, or on the floor during the serve. By combining the strength and grip of tongs with the hammock shape of a spatula, you can use them to grab anything. You can do more than a traditional spatula too, given the flexible silicone material used for the hammock. This lets you carefully slide the hammock under your food, then raise it to scoop.
Total Cost Breakdown
The cost of Versa Tongs is $19.99 plus $4.99 shipping. The special TV offer allows you to receive a second Versa Tongs by paying the extra shipping fee of $4.99 for a total price of $29.97.
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- Combination Tool
You get the combination of squeezing tongs and flipping spatulas. What's more, you can flip, grab, scoop, or cradle your foods all with one utensil. .
- Comfortable and Easy
Preparing your food and serving it is now easier than with single utensils. You can make breakfast foods, lunch foods, or dinner foods. It fits inside your hand comfortably, with an ergonomic design.
- Commercial Grade
The quality is commercial kitchen grade, meaning it is designed for commercial kitchen use. There is a stainless steel frame with the silicone cradle. The flexible cradle design is unique on the marketplace, not found elsewhere.
- Dishwasher Safe
It is safe to put in the dishwasher.
- Colors and Sizes
There are two sizes available. Also, there are three colors available.
The unit is non-stick and heat resistant so you can use it up to 550 degrees.
- Better Than Tongs
Conventional tongs are food for whole, dry food but they are not good for things like ground meat, rice, or smaller foods. Versa Tongs fills the gap with the wide cradle inside of which foods can sit without spilling. Additionally, the strength of the tongs which can safely hold even a full steak before you flip it over.
- Hammock Design
The hammock design cradles foods, preventing anything from falling, slipping, or sticking. This allows you to prepare and serve food without any mess. You can literally scoop out your food and just serve it. Due to the flexible silicone material, you can slide it underneath foods that might change their shape as you are cooking and then release the foods easily. They won’t stick to the bottom hammock part and will slide onto your plate.
- Better Angles
With traditional spatulas or tongs, you have limited options, especially with regard to angles. For many foods, the angles allowed with traditional utensils are just not conducive to proper food preparation or serving. Almost always it seems that you need two or more utensils at the same time, but fitting them both around your food is difficult at best.
If, for some reason, you do not have any utensils for baking or cooking, then this can be a single money saving purchase. Rather than purchasing a set of tongs and a spatula or two, you can just get this.
What’s more though, by ability to curve or angle the unit to your exact food specifications reduces the amount of waste that is associated with preparing food. Traditional spatulas might accidentally leave some of your eggs in the pan, eggs you cannot seem to get out. Going round and round the pan perimeter becomes a huge waste, so the food is left. In other cases, food drops to the floor or on the counter as you are trying to serve, depleting the available food for consumption. With this design, those situations do not happy and as such, more of the food can get consumed with less waste. Such an option saves you money on food. .
This unit saves you time insofar as preparing foods and serving them is made simpler. While it might only account for minutes saved, if you consider that each meal enjoys minutes saved, it adds up quickly. The ability to rinse or place the item in the dishwasher also makes cleanup simpler. There is less food trash to throw out because not as much food is wasted too.
Tips & Tricks
- What to Cook
This unit flips foods like a spatula, so you can turn over pancakes, potato cakes, omelettes, or anything in between. They also grip the same as tongs so you can take a handful of hot dogs or asparagus off the stovetop or out of the oven.
Vegetables you are blanching in boiling water can be scooped and served without the extra step of draining the hot water.
Breakfast can be prepared with one single unit, using the Versa Tongs to flip eggs over easy without breaking the yolk in the center. You can use it to prepare and flip the breakfast meats, then the flapjacks and potatoes.
Lunches are easier too. You can flip and serve grilled cheese. Additionally, you can fill tacos perfectly without the ground beef spilling onto the plate or any part other than the inside of the taco shell.
For dinners you can scoop chicken stir fry onto the plate, rice and all. You can scoop, lift, and serve Philly cheesesteaks.
With patented designs, you can use it to slide and serve chicken nuggets. You can flip delicate fish like salmon filets without them breaking apart in the process.
Oven and stovetop safe, you can use this single utensil to grip an entire pot roast.