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3 Bacon Cookie Recipes You Need to Try

Bacon and cookies are a match made in heaven. If you’re dubious about the idea, think about what happens when maple syrup dribbles off of a pancake or waffle and onto your bacon. Sweet and salty with a bit of crunch, and if you’re like us, this description probably has your mouth watering and mind scheming about how you’re going to get that fix. Delicious! Cookies and bacon have a similar effect. Here are three to try.

Try this Three-Course Meal Featuring Pork in Each Dish

At Spragg’s Meat Shop, we love pork. We love everything about it. Today, we’re going to share a recipe for a delicious three-course meal featuring some of the most popular pork products: ham, pork loin, and bacon. Yum!

Pork for Dessert? Yes, Please! Learn About This Surprising Trend

Ham and bacon are known for their smoky, sweet, but salty flavour. They’re delicious, and we love them! And they’re part of a new trend. Rather than planning to fry up some bacon in the morning or pack a ham and cheese sandwich for lunch, get ready to use these items for (drumroll) dessert. Yes, that’s right, dessert!

Why Making Time for a Hot Breakfast Is Well Worth It

Do you find yourself and your family rushing through breakfast, barely gulping down a bowlful of cold cereal? While this may be the trend as most hurry off to attend to the many tasks of the day, making the time for a hot breakfast may be the best change to your schedule you’ve ever made.

Sensational Summer Grilling Sides

While we all know that pork is the star of the show at every great barbecue, but no meal would be complete without the proper side or salad. If you need something to pair with your grilled pork loin or tangy pulled pork, try one of these recipes from Real Simple.

10 Unexpected Uses For Bacon Grease

Bacon obviously makes everything better, but what about the grease? Before you ditch the drippings, try one of these unexpected uses for bacon fat. You can thank us later!

  1. Bacon flavoured crackers: Melt enough bacon fat to coat the bottom of a skillet and heat until hot. Lightly dust a flour tortilla with smoked paprika and cook until puffed, crisp, and golden. Immediately season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Best fried rice: Swap your oil with bacon grease and cook all your ingredients as usual!
  3. Fried bread: Slather both sides of a thick slice of bread with bacon fat, then cook in a skillet until golden on both sides. Enjoy the world’s greatest grille cheese.
  4. Fried potatoes slabs: Melt a few spoonfuls of bacon fat in a large skillet. Arrange slabs of potatoes about 1/3-inch-thick in a single layer, add a cupful of water, cover and cook until the water is cooked off and the potatoes are sizzling and golden brown; turn and cook until browned on the other
  5. Add into soups
  6. Sautéed cabbage: Melt a few spoonfuls of bacon fat in a hot skillet, add a chopped onion and cook until softened, then add a cored and shredded 1/2 head of cabbage and cook until wilted and soft. Season generously with freshly black p If you have the time, cook the bacon first and proceed with the rendered fat; then top the finished dish with crumbled bacon.
  7. Use instead of oil when popping popcorn over the stove
  8. Mix with cream cheese over skillet to make a cream sauce for veggies or pasta
  9. Replace up to half the oil/butter in cookie recipe
  10. Cook breakfast foods – pancakes, French toast, waffles, etc.

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About Spragg’s Meat Shop

Spragg’s Meat Shop is a family owned and operated business located in Rosemary, Alberta. Greg and Bonnie Spragg raise hogs, process, and market their pork products direct to Albertan consumers. Spragg’s works hard to produce the best pork for Albertans, from the day the pigs are born, to the day the pork chops are cut, bacon is smoked and the roast is marinated. The Spragg family hopes that you get as much enjoyment eating their pork as they do getting it to your table.

Make This Valentine’s Day Extra Special For The (Bacon) Lover In Your Life

There’s no denying Valentine’s Day is within sight, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get that special someone. You may opt for something safe - chocolates, roses, flowers, maybe event a romantic card with a sentimental message. OR, you can give the gift of a lifetime, the gift that will never be forgotten. What better way to say ‘I love you’ than with bacon? valentines_facebook2

This year, get your sweetheart what they really want (and deserve). Preorder by February 1st and you’ll receive 25lbs of incredibly delicious Spragg’s Meat Shop bacon for just $199.99!

If you want to take your gift to the next level, we have even more great ideas that will drive bacon lovers oinky:

Pair one of these cute and quirky pickup lines with our special offer and we guarantee you’ll outshine all of the Valentine’s Day gifts your partner has received in the past!

  • Love is in the air. Oh wait, that’s bacon.
  • It was love at first bite.
  • You had me at bacon.
  • Don’t go bacon my heart.
  • You’re bacon me crazy.
  • BAE: Bacon and Eggs

Don’t wait to preorder, as this Valentine’s Day special is only available while supplies last. Please email meatshop@spraggsmeatshop.com to reserve your bacon today.

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About Spragg’s Meat Shop

Spragg’s Meat Shop is a family owned and operated business located in Rosemary, Alberta. Greg and Bonnie Spragg raise hogs, process, and market their pork products direct to Albertan consumers. Spragg’s works hard to produce the best pork for Albertans, from the day the pigs are born, to the day the pork chops are cut, bacon is smoked and the roast is marinated. The Spragg family hopes that you get as much enjoyment eating their pork as they do getting it to your table.