Here are 12 common mishaps and how to avoid them so that this year's Thanksgiving dinner can be pulled off as hassle-free as possible!
Here is the recipe for our favourite Honey Glazed Ham that you can make in your slow cooker. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
Here are a few tips that you can adapt to lower your consumption and implement a grocery shopping process that produces little to no waste at all – we challenge you!
Here are five of our favourite affordable, hassle-free slow cooker meals that feed many mouths and are bound to warm your soul and fill your tummy.
Here is a guide to help get your kids rolling up their sleeves in the kitchen and slide into a routine of preparing and packing their lunches every evening.
A clean kitchen is a happy home. It's time to get things cleaned up and organized to transition from those evening summer BBQ's to the school-night routine. Here are a few tips from our family to yours to help set you up for success this school year.
As you can imagine, we’ve tried a lot of meat, and as a result, we have some delicious favourite dishes. Here are a few family favourites, from our home to yours!
Summer ain’t over yet! Here at Spragg’s, we proudly serve the finest quality meat cuts, and we want to share an exclusive deal with you! For this month only, we are offering our $200 Beef Box Bundle to give you the top-quality beef cuts that will make summer last just a little bit longer.
Here are the cuts you can expect when you pick up your bundle, along with a few of our favourite recipes to go along with them.
Here are 10 Calgary foodies we highly recommend following ASAP!
Here are a few secrets to grilling up a well-seared, drool-worthy pork tenderloin on the BBQ that will impress even the pickiest of meat lovers!
Here are a few brilliant camping hacks that we have discovered over the years. Add them to your roster and ensure you’re prepared to leave the lux-comforts of your home for the week!
Going between the oven and the grill to make one meal can be a slow process and incredibly inefficient! So we are challenging you to make the whole thing on the grill – pause for reaction.
Here are a few irresistible meal ideas for every course that will surprise and delight at your next backyard dinner party!
Turn up the heat on the BBQ this summer and impress your guests with something new. We love BBQ skewers for many reasons, primarily because they are so easy and it’s simple to switch up the flavours and experience something entirely new!
Here are a few ideas to get you started! And don’t forget, many of the meats we mention below can be found at our meat shops in Calgary or Rosemary, or at the Calgary Farmers’ Market.
Here are seven crazy foods that you must experiment with on the grill this summer. Some might sound completely bizarre and out of this world, but trust us. They’re delicious!
Here, among many, are 5 reasons why you must take a drive and visit our hometown of Rosemary this summer!
Canada Day, the long weekend Canadians wait all year for, is finally just around the corner, and it’s the best reason to get together with your friends and family for a classic home-style cookout!
Whether you’re planning your first Canada Day get-together, or you’re a seasoned vet, here are a few fresh ideas to add to your regular roster of classic Canada Day menu items!
Is your dad one of the many men who takes his BBQing seriously?
For all those dads who live for the nights when they can head outdoors and light up the barbecue – we’ve got you covered! Your pops will love slipping on his socks and sandals, as he opens up these 7 Father’s Day Gifts that will only add to your BBQing experience this summer!
Over the last few months, we’ve introduced you to our co-owner and meat shop manager, Bonnie Spragg, and our farm girl, Ruth. Today, we’re excited to present our final Spotlight Q&A feature on our hog farmer extraordinaire, Greg Spragg!
Are you tired of eating the same-old deli meat sandwich time after time? Are you looking to spruce things up? At the Spragg’s household, deli meat is a fan favourite. It’s convenient, fast and absolutely satisfying! Being a foodie, during Bonnie’s travels, she’s always looking for inspirational new ways to prepare food, and imagine her surprise when she stumbled upon this unique dish – Wurst salad. Any ideas on the star ingredient? You guessed it, deli meat!
On Friday, May 3, the federal government announced the second wave of recipients receiving funding from the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, a $2-billion investment that seeks to help double the number of women-led businesses by 2025. The Calgary recipients were announced at an event held at District Ventures. Our very own co-owner of Spragg’s Meat Shop, Bonnie Spragg, is proud to have been selected as one of the women-led businesses to receive $100,000 from the fund.
It’s picnic season! Grab the wicker basket out of storage, round up the family, and get outside for a yummy picnic lunch. We all know that kids can be picky eaters so that’s why we’ve put together a list of 5 kid-approved picnic meals that you can toss together before your next outing.
No, we’re not kidding. These four Boston Butt Pork Steak recipes will change your life, or at the very least they’ll delight your taste buds! Baked, fried and smoked, these recipes will have everyone at the dinner table coming back for more.
We believe that the more Alberta farmers connect with customers, the better. Knowing your farmer leads to knowing your food, and ultimately a deeper connection and appreciation between us all. Each family farm and ranch across Alberta has a unique story, and we hope that you enjoy getting to know who we are, what we do, and how we do it at Spragg’s Meat Shop through our Spotlight Q&A series. Last month, we interviewed co-owner of Spragg’s Meat Shop, Bonnie Spragg.
This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Bonnie and Greg’s daughter, Ruth Spragg, who’s spent her entire life growing up on the farm, appreciating the land, connecting with nature and working alongside her family.
We love kicking off spring in the messiest way possible! Don’t ribs taste better the old fashioned way? What’s better than skipping utensils and digging into a saucy rack of ribs with nothing but your hands during a backyard barbecue? If you’re ready to prepare some finger-lickin’ good pork ribs, these easy, fall-off-the-bone recipes are sure to make your mouth water.
Leftover ham always tastes great on a sandwich or cooked with eggs, but, this Easter, why not expand your family’s palette with one of these quick, delicious, ham-filled leftover recipes?
The Easter egg hunt is over, the table is set, and everyone’s ready to eat! Whether you’re cooking your ham with a tried-and-true recipe, or with something new, you’ll want to make sure to avoid these common cooking mistakes.
You may know and love the local products we produce and sell at Spragg’s Meat Shop, but how much do you really know about our people, who work so hard behind the scenes? Spragg’s Meat Shop has been an Alberta-based family business since 2005. Led by husband and wife team, Greg and Bonnie Spragg, we are proud farmers, business owners, parents, and so much more.
Over the next few weeks, we’re excited to be rolling out our Q&A blog series. With each installment, you’ll learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we do it!
First up, check out our Q&A session with co-owner and Rosemary Meat Shop manager, Bonnie Spragg!
We know the feeling, after a long day at work all you want to do is head home and relax. Cooking a healthy dinner should be anything but a chore to add to your to-do list. Spring is the season of bright and refreshing dishes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds after winter’s comfort food.
Switch up your weeknight dinner rotation with these quick and easy spring chicken recipes!
Sausages are surprisingly versatile, and you can prepare them so many different ways. When it’s too cold outside to spark up the barbeque, try these other delicious techniques for cooking your sausages. Your family will be head-over-heels for meals this week.