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New BBQ Skewer Ideas to Try this Summer

New BBQ Skewer Ideas to Try this Summer

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.  

The Best Wurst Salad You've Ever Had

The Best Wurst Salad You've Ever Had

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!

Finger-Lickin’ Good Pork Rib Recipes

Finger-Lickin’ Good Pork Rib Recipes

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. 

Scrumptious Spring Chicken Dishes For Easy Weeknight Dinners

Scrumptious Spring Chicken Dishes For Easy Weeknight Dinners

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!

Hearty and Delicious Deli Ham Recipes for Kids

Hearty and Delicious Deli Ham Recipes for Kids

Did you know we have a full-service deli counter at our Calgary meat shop location? It’s true! And we can slice any of our sandwich meats to order! Deli ham is an excellent alternative to the PB&J sandwich! It’s a lean protein, full of vitamins and minerals. Best of all, it’s flavourful! Even the pickiest of eaters will approve. We hope you enjoy the recipes that follow. We’re confident that your kids will approve!

Quick and Easy Weeknight Pork Dinners

Forget about ordering takeout! We found four delicious pork recipes that are ready in under an hour. These simple weeknight meals are warm, tasty, and nutritious!

Roasted Sesame Pork Tenderloin with Asian Slaw

What’s better than lip-smacking roast pork? Sweet marinated pork and tangy slaw creates the perfect meal for a mid-week pick-me-up. This delicious recipe also contains fresh cabbage, carrots, onions, and almonds.

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Apple Cider Pork Chops

Nothing sums up fall like a hot plate of pan-fried pork chops! This recipe calls for lightly seasoned chops, browned to perfection. Best of all, they’re covered with a creamy apple, honey, Dijon, and cider dressing. Who’s ready for seconds?

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Pork Shoulder with Pineapple and Sesame Broccoli

Pork shoulder is classic, juicy, and tasty, and this recipe is bursting with flavour! Ginger, garlic, vinegar, and soy sauce make up a flavourful marinade for the meat. On the side, you’ll enjoy broccoli florets and shallots, drizzled with olive oil and sesame seeds. The cherry on top? Fresh pineapple pan-fried in pork fat.

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Fennel-Crusted Pork Chops with Potatoes and Shallots

This mouthwatering dish is both skillet and oven cooked. Pork chops have a marinade of fennel seeds, garlic, paprika, and vegetable oil. Pan-fried chops are perfectly roasted with delicious potatoes and shallots. Everyone is going to want extra pan gravy for this feast!

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