What’s better on a chilly autumn afternoon than a warm and savoury bacon sandwich? Gather the family for a fun day of cooking up delicious bacon-filled snacks!
In celebration of summer, we’re giving our loyal customers 10% off pork purchases of $50 or more and 15% off pork purchases of $200 or more all summer!
Last month our in-store specials were a huge hit, so we decided to offer more great deals that can only be found at our Calgary Meat Shop location during the month of August!
Are pigs really dirty and nasty? While they may have that reputation, those who work directly with these peaceful animals may tell you otherwise.
The Canadian Pork Council now says that if you trim away visible fat from pork cuts, this meat now qualifies as lean meat as described by the Health Canada guidelines. That’s good news for those of us interested in healthy eating.
Have you ever kicked back a few beers on a hot day, looked at your barbeque, and wondered who first got the idea for roasting meat over a fire? Well, wonder no more! As grilling season kicks into high gear, we’re going to take you through a (brief) history of barbeque through the ages.
Now that it’s about halfway through the year, most of our New Year’s Resolutions are long since forgotten, left behind during the cold months of January. But, that doesn’t always have to be the case. Whether it’s January, June, or November, it’s never too late to pick up those resolutions again and start eating healthy. Just in time for bikini season, here are a five of our favourite low fat pork recipes!
Be sure to pick up our May BBQ Box. For just $30, you get the following BBQ classics:6 Pork Boston Butt Steaks 6 Bavarian Smokies 6 Gourmet Hot Dogs
Looking for a delicious meal this spring? Find your delicious free-range pork shoulder here at Spragg’s! Then prepare it following this recipe we fell in love with from Food and Wine: Garlic Rubbed Pork Shoulder with Spring Vegetables.
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?
Easter is just around the corner. Have you decided what to serve yet? Traditionally, the star of any Easter dinner is a ham. Sweet and savory combine to create a delicious and easy centerpiece for your dinner that you can complement with just about any sides you like.
At Spragg’s Meat Shop, we see ourselves as part of the future of agriculture. We raise pork sustainably, using pastoral or free-range livestock production. Ask us about our sustainable production methods to learn more!
Ever wondered why the modern domesticated pig looks so different from its wild relatives? Animal domestication is the answer. Thousands of years of pig farming has changed the look, and taste, of pigs, making them more favourable for our purposes. Read our latest blog post to learn more about how it happened!
Do pork chops, pork loin, ham, and Boston Butt, all mean the same thing to you? Maybe you’re not sure what part of the pig each cut is from. What’s worse is you’re probably not sure how best to prepare these delicious cuts. Read on to demystify pork cuts, learn where each piece comes from and how to cook them for the best results.
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.
One of the questions we get asked all the time is whether our pork products are certified organic. Technically, the answer is no. The term “organic” is governed and regulated by the federal government, and for pork products to be certified they must meet specific standards and undergo an organic certification process.
Today, there is a rising interest in how food is grown and raised. The farm to table movement has been a driving force in the resurfacing appreciation for local, traceable food. Consumers deserve transparency from their local farmers, which is why we’ve created this infographic. We hope you enjoy exploring the journey of our free range, Alberta-raised pork products.
No matter how you like to prepare your pork, it’s crucial that you cook this versatile, lean meat properly. We’ve all ruined a dish or two while experimenting in the kitchen, but why keep yourself from enjoying a savoury pork dish any longer? Read on for our top 5 tips for cooking perfect pork, every time.
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!
You’re busy, which is why we’ve found three meatball recipes that will surely dazzle your guests, and save you time. Make your meatballs from scratch, or simplify matters by cooking with one of Spragg’s three frozen meatball flavours. Choose from Bacon N Beef, Bacon Wrapped or Italian! Trust us, your guests will keep coming back for more.