Kershaw’s Dividend, by Pat Cascio

Today, we are talking about Kershaw’s Dividend. It’s a small folder. My General View on Small Folding Knives I’m not really big on small folding knives. Bigger folders can, well, do more chores better than most smaller folders. I like a folder with a blade between 3.5 inches and four inches in length. A blade length of 3.75 inches seems about perfect for my every day carry use. But that’s just me, I guess. However, I won’t turn my nose up at a well-made, well-designed smaller folder, not in the least. I appreciate cutlery, period! All knives have a use. …

Recipe of the Week: Meaty Spanish Rice, by J.C.

Ingredients: small chopped onion 1 lb ground venison (or beef, lamb) 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups salsa (my pint jars of homemade salsa are great) Directions: Brown meat in skillet on medium heat. Add onion and uncooked rice. Stirring frequently. When rice begins to brown, stir in chicken broth and salsa. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. o o o Do you have a favorite recipe that would be of interest to SurvivalBlog readers? Please send it via e-mail. Thanks!

Economics & Investing for Preppers

Here are the latest items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on collectible knives.  (See the Tangibles section, near the end of this column.) Precious Metals: First, there is this monthly newsletter: Sprott Precious Metals Report – June 2017 (PDF) o  o  o Next, is some commentary by Steve St. Angelo: When This Massive Bubble Pops… What Will …

The Editors’ Quote of the Day

“And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all that we call human history—money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery—the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.” ― C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity