Good Article: The 7 core areas of preparedness (Food, Water, Heat, Light, Sanitation, Medical, Safety) and The Rule of 3 - what this means is have 1 main & 2 backup methods of doing whatever needs to be done (a backup to your backup). Cooking, heating, lighting, and communications are all aspects that need backups of backups in case the primary method(s) are incapacitated.
Carry Seasoning in a Straw Use straws to store salt, pepper, and spices for camping trips. Heat one end of a clear plastic straw with a lighter, then crimp it with your fingers or a multitool. Fill the straw with the desired seasoning, and repeat the process on the other end. Just snip off one of the ends when you’re cooking, and reseal it when you’re done. Store in a plastic bag in case of a leak". (Great idea for camping @Mandi Vick Willard)