Preparedness Notes for Monday – November 06, 2017

November 6, 2014 is the 70th anniversary of the day that B-24 Liberator co-pilot Al Millspaugh was shot down over Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, in 1944. James Wesley, Rawles got to know Al at some John Birch Society chapter meetings back in the late 1970s. Hearing his stories was fascinating. JWR’s novel, Liberators, is in part dedicated to Al Millspaugh.

Cold Steel’s Chef’s Knife, Commercial Series, by Pat Cascio

Surviving the kitchen with the Cold Steel Chef’s Knife is our topic today. People Talking About “Surviving” I don’t know how many times I’ve heard it repeated; people are talking about “surviving” whatever it is that is coming our way. More often than not, I hear people telling me they are going to bug out to the mountains or the wilderness and survive there without giving it any thought or preparations. I’m sorry, if you believe that you are living a lie or a fantasy, or you are misguided. I used to live in Chicago, and I couldn’t tell you …

Recipe of the Week: Italian Pot Roast, by G.L.

Ingredients: 3 to 4 pound beef chuck roast salt and pepper 1 (1 1/2 oz) package spaghetti sauce mix 2 tomatoes, chopped Directions: Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper and then dry spaghetti seasoning mix. Place in a crockpot and top with chopped tomatoes. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours or until meat is tender. Slice and serve on hot spaghetti; spoon sauce over all. Makes 6 to 7 servings. 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 Antiquarian Books. (See the Tangibles Investing section.) Precious Metals: Moor Analytics: Gold Downside May Finally be Exhausted Commodities: Why Are The British Paying So Much For Energy? o  o  o Next, some commentary from BP Boosts The Bullish Case For Oil. 
In a clear sign …