December 11, 2020
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Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts, and more!
New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!
My New Favorite Fast & Easy Way To Cook
I’ve been writing a cookbook (which I will announce more about soon) but in the meantime, I thought I would share with you a really cool cooking method I’ve been geeking out on lately: pressure cooking.
Pressure cooking allows you to create incredibly flavorful and tender meat—along with other foods like spaghetti squash, rice, and vegetable dishes—in a surprisingly short period of time. We are talking 20-30 minutes to make a dish that would normally take hours on the grill or in an oven. In the past week, I have pressure cooked a giant pork loin from US Wellness Meats, 2 enormous spaghetti squashes, and, as you can see in the photo to the right (and in this recent Instagram post), a bunch of melt-in-your-mouth short ribs from a grass-fed, grass-finished beef source.
My recipe for these ribs was super simple: pour equal parts bone broth (use code GREENFIELD to save 10%) and wine into the pressure cooker, along with salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, and rosemary—and a few splashes of Joey’s Hella Raiser hot sauce (use code BEN20 to save 20%). Just do a quick sear on the ribs to lock in the flavor, and finally – for the real magic – dump them straight into the pressure cooker and press go for about 30 minutes. Voila! Perfectly done ribs.
Does anyone else use a pressure cooker? If so, what is your favorite recipe? Let me know in the comments section below, and if you want the same pressure cooker I've been using, you can get it on Amazon here (4.5 stars with over 4000 ratings!).
Podcasts I Recorded This Week:
Q&A 421: Microdosing With LSD, Fish Oil & Omega-6 Fatty Acid Confusion Cleared, The Latest Coffee Research, Staying Fit In Your Car & Much More!
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Articles I Published This Week:
How To Fix Your Gut, Boost Immunity & Improve Athletic Performance With Nature’s “First Food” (That Also Tastes Like Rich & Creamy Mac ‘N Cheese!).
Ben Greenfield’s Gift Guide: An Updated Holiday Shopping List For The Health Nut, Fitness Geek, Or Aspiring Biohacker On Your List.
Sabbath Ramblings: Sex, Porn & Polyamory Part 1.
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4 thoughts on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 12/5-12/11”
I think it is imperative that our trusted voices – yup – that’s you Ben Greenfield – are especially careful with what they post – so they don’t contribute to the panicdemic
A shame. I just issued a clarifying tweet about this. Thanks for brining to my attention.
I completely agree we should know the circumstances behind the vaccine deaths, it would be nice if the media etc. also reported all the co-founding factors in the COVID-19 deaths as well.
Do you think the meat (or veggies) hold their nutritional profile with pressure cooking? I worry everything sort of gets zapped out. I hope I’m worrying unnecessarily because it sure is convenient!
Thanks so much for the info! While I find other emails annoying I truly look forward to yours!