Originally Posted by Kevin
I don't like the shakers myself. Store rub in a ziplock, pour the amount I'm gonna use in a bowl and sprinkle on by hand. Any left in the bowl gets tossed. No contamination. That's just my preference.
I am with Lo-and-slow and Kevin on this one. I use ziplocks, store in the freezer, and as Kevin says, dump what I think I will use into a bowl, sprinkle on by hand, and disgard anything left in bowl. That way I don't have to worry about cross contamination.