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.
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
Pigs love the outdoors. They live to go out to pasture, root around in the fresh grass for their favourite, most tender pieces and dig up mud. This is the essence of being a pig. When spring finally rolls around, we are more than ready.
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.
The pig’s snout is one of the animal’s most striking characteristics. Almost like a miniature elephant’s trunk, the pig’s snout is actually quite an amazing part of the pig, more than what the average person realizes. Why is a pig’s snout so special? Find out by reading our latest blog.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
What specific value does agriculture hold in Alberta? We know there are many values. Here are just a few that we at Spragg’s Meat Shop hold nearest to our hearts.
Here at Spragg’s Meat Shop, we are committed to providing high quality pork to all of our customers. Part of that promise means that we take care of our pork from the time it comes to our farm as piglets to the time we butcher the meat. In order to care for the pigs, we operate using the free range concept. Many farms may produce free range pork but here’s what it means to us: