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A tip for pouring them into narow containers: use a funnel! You can make a disposable one with the corner of an old envelope - just snip off a bit small enough to fit inside the mouth of the test tube. You could label them with sticky labels cut into narrow strips and wrapped around the tubes.
Raechel, mom to 3 boys (J-14, K-11, & T-8), car seat tech/instructor, gluten-, dairy-, and soy-free cook, chicken-raising, wannabe gardener living on 5 acres.
I had the same problem - small kitchen and tons of spices. I was coveting the magnetic tins, but they were too pricey. My dh loved the test tube ones, but again, too spendy and, still wouldn't have the space to store them.
I wound up stumbling upon some little metal heart-shaped tins at Michael's craft store around Valentine's day that were on sale (something like a box of 20 tins for $14). I bought two boxes of them and a box of little, flat round magnets (a little smaller than, say, a Rolaid) and the spices take up so little space! I keep mine on the side of my fridge, which is near the stove, but you could probably mount them inside a cabinet door, too, either by mounting a piece of metal for the magnets or using Velcro on the door and the tin.
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