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#164224 - 03/20/12 08:36 PM Spices for the kitchen kit
swammie Offline
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Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 52
Loc: ca
I used drinking straws to repackage cooking spices. Not my idea, but now it'll be part of my kit. Just think of how heavy "small" spice containers would be compared to these. All 7 of these only came to 4 grams total weight.

My initial labeling is wearing off, need to find a better marker.

I'll wrap a couple of small rubber bands around a few to "reseal" after initial use...like salt and pepper.

What I packaged was: salt, pepper, A-1, steak seasoning, L&P, tabasco and olive oil.

I'll take a couple of extra mongo-sized straws from A&W on my next visit to package greater amounts of some spices.






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#164225 - 03/20/12 08:45 PM Re: Spices for the kitchen kit [Re: swammie]
Cole Pendell Offline
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Registered: 01/02/12
Posts: 24
Loc: Idaho
Neat idea isn't it???
I did a few things differently.
First off I used regular clear straws so I have not worries about labeling. I can just see what I want.
Also. I do the fold and cover method on one end, and a heat seal on the other. (like you)
This link covers the http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Li...le-the-Packets/
method to do this.

Best of luck
~Cole

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#164226 - 03/20/12 09:03 PM Re: Spices for the kitchen kit [Re: Cole Pendell]
swammie Offline
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Fancy fancy! I like the fold and cap method. And I think I'll put my fancy computer connected label maker to good use for really easy to read labels.

Add these to all the other packets I "save" from other sources and it should boost trail tastiness!

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#164234 - 03/20/12 10:50 PM Re: Spices for the kitchen kit [Re: swammie]
Cole Pendell Offline
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Registered: 01/02/12
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Loc: Idaho
Good idea.
I will add I have not had a problem with liquid coming out of these yet. And I even keep first aid creams and ointments in them!

Just remember,
"Hunger is the best seasoning"

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