Condiment Container

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Introduction: Condiment Container

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I could not find the reference to where I saw this a good while ago. You can use this camping, picnic, hiking or any other outdoor occasion to hold salt, pepper or any such granule condiment. Hikers use this because of the convenience and light weight.

Step 1: Cut Ends

Using an ordinary straw, cut pieces small pieces off each end as shown.

Step 2: Fold and Crimp

Now, fold the ends of the straw and crimp them with your finger to allow the cut pieces to fit. slide cut pieces over the crimp and push.

Step 3: Fill and Finish

before closing the other side fill with your condiment and repeat the previous step to seal off the straw. Now you have a cool and convenient way to carry your salt and pepper.

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    16 Discussions

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    TripWir3
    TripWir3

    7 years ago

    Thanks for the added information!

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    Land0Lakes
    Land0Lakes

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Salt and pepper are not condiments, there seasonings

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    wyrm
    wyrm

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

       Condiment \Con"di*ment\, n. [L. condimentum, fr. condire. See      {Condite}.]      Something used to give relish to food, and to gratify the      taste; a pungment and appetizing substance, as pepper or      mustard; seasoning.      [1913 Webster]
    Pepper is explicitly listed. I'm thinking that salt probably meets the definition, as well.
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    HisDivineShadow
    HisDivineShadow

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Land oh lakes we appreciate your comment but we FREAKING understand that. We know what TripWir3 meant so yeah...diction Nazi! any way you know instead of this you could just use a lighter to melt and end of a straw and use pliers to close it then fill and do the same to the other end

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    hiflyer
    hiflyer

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    where seasonings? They are, or they're seasonings ;)

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    reedz
    reedz

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    I was actually going to point that out

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    TripWir3
    TripWir3

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    You can put ketchup in there if you'd like :)

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    reeding
    reeding

    10 years ago on Introduction

     this would be good for jays if you had a thicker straw

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    orksecurity
    orksecurity

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Straw end folded over, fold held down with the cut-off section.

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    kmrcdd
    kmrcdd

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I did this with my favorite spices and used a Foodsaver Vacuum sealer to seal the ends of the straws. That way they are waterproof as well.

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    Kumanokuro
    Kumanokuro

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks Trip- good idea and I see some have improved on the idea. Another one is to use heavy ziplock freezer type baggies and heat seal the bags into tubes for things like peanut butter and jelly for instance. Make sure to roll the end back and keep it clean to make a good seal.