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How to Roast Pork to Perfection

A perfectly roast pork, crunchy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside makes an incredible dish. But, how can you achieve this kitchen miracle? All it takes are a few special steps and some patience, and you’ll be ready to enjoy a delicious pork roast to perfection. Ready to get started?

Valentine’s Dinner for Two: Beer-Braised Pork Chops

Planning on enjoying a romantic dinner at home for Valentine’s Day? In the middle of winter, sometimes there’s nothing more appealing than staying in and enjoying a hot meal in the cozy comfort of your own home. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t make this romantic holiday extra special. Cook up an extra special meal for you and your sweetheart to enjoy with these beer-braised pork chops from Country Living.

New Year’s Resolutions? Try These Healthy Pork Recipes

With the arrival of the New Year, most take advantage of the opportunity to reflect on the past and set goals for the future. Predictably, after all of the feasts and treats over the holiday season, the top New Years resolution is to lose weight. Which is why we’ve gathered five recipes that are sure to satisfy your cravings, while supporting your goals. Enjoy!

The Only Menu You’ll Need This Christmas

Clearly, we welcome pork at any meal, and during every course. Why should Christmas be any different? A holiday dinner is your chance to shine as a home cook and pull out all the tricks! If you’re hungry for the holidays and looking to cook up a masterpiece, read on. This festive three-course meal featuring pork brings out the joy of holiday cooking and is sure to wow your friends and family.

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 a Feast: Recipes That Must Have a Place on Your Thanksgiving Table

Although turkey usually steals the spotlight on Thanksgiving, there are many delicious side dishes and appetizers including pork products that will make your dinner feel like a true feast. Some even go all out and enjoy a pork roast for Thanksgiving as an alternative to the traditional bird. We love pork on Thanksgiving. Try one of these delicious recipes for a truly spectacular feast.

How to Ensure Your Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Off Without a Hitch

Thanksgiving is coming up soon, so it’s time to start making plans. If you’re hosting this important holiday meal, you may feel overwhelmed with the task. After all, this holiday is all about the food, even more so than other holidays. But, with some planning and consideration, you can pull off your Thanksgiving dinner without a hitch. Here are our best tips.

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.

Pork with a Seasonal Twist: 3 Delicious Fall Recipes

Pork with a Seasonal Twist: 3 Delicious Fall Recipes The weather’s starting to cool and the idea of turning on the oven or stirring a pot over the stove becomes welcome once again. It’s time to start enjoying all of those fall flavours: buttery pumpkin, tart apples, and of course, pork. Get yourself in the fall mood by trying one of our favourite fall recipes featuring pork.

  1. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork

Enjoy the fall flavours of pumpkin and maple combined in a tangy delicious sandwich filler. It will warm your home, heart, and stomach. Make a large batch and enjoy leftovers all week.

  1. Roast Pork Loin with Apples

This recipe is fit for a feast. Tasty herbs combined with aromatic mustard and the sweet and sour flavour of apple cider vinegar pack a punch of delicious fall taste. You can serve this dish on its own or paired with a crusty artisanal bread.

  1. Fettuccine with Sausage & Kale

Enjoy one of Spragg’s many choices of sausage in this hearty fall meal that’s ready in a flash. This is a great meal option for busy weeknights when you crave a filling, satisfying dinner. Use kale or spinach depending on what’s available for a delicious fall-themed meal.

Get all the pork you need for these recipes at a Spragg’s Meat Shop location near you. Our local, free-range pork is the secret ingredient that will make any recipe a success. Enjoy a fall recipe featuring pork 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.

How to Make Fool Proof Fall-Off-the-Bone Ribs

Ribs are a delicacy that most people relish taking a bite of whenever available. However, it is interesting that we never actually prepare them that often owing to the misconception that ribs are difficult to prepare. Surprisingly, preparing delicious fall-off-the-bone ribs doesn’t require a lot of effort! All you need is a hot oven and the patience to wait the time it takes to get excellent results. This simple recipe is favourable for anyone. With that said, let’s get started.

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.