If you’re not familiar with the juiciness and flavour that comes from pork tenderloin, then you’re missing out! At Spragg’s, this is one of our favourite cuts of meat! Pork tenderloin is also known as pork fillet. It’s a long cut of meat that’s very tender and cooks up perfectly! Here are 5 ways to prepare pork tenderloin.
At Spragg’s, we get asked so many questions! From what free range pork means, to what our favourite bacon recipes are! We’ve taken all your inquiries and compiled a list of frequently asked questions. Enjoy!
Here at Spragg’s, much like the rest of Alberta, we love heading to the Calgary Stampede to try a variety of scrumptious foods! With cuisine this delicious, why not host your own party? We’ve created a menu so you can cook up your own Calgary Stampede-inspired dishes that are full of flavour.
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!
We love the simplicity of cooking a smoky, juicy, and flavourful piece of meat on the grill! Get ready to fire up the grill to barbecue these delicious pork recipes that will have the entire family coming back for seconds!
Summer is the perfect time to host a backyard cookout! Warm weather, tasty food, and a relaxing atmosphere is the best way to bring family and friends together. At Spragg’s, we’re offering a summer freezer package from Saddleridge Beef until the end of June. Their beef is SO delicious! Don't miss out on your chance to get your hands on the perfect beef for these amazing summer appetizers.
You really can cook almost anything on the grill, even bacon! If you’re a first-timer, take a look at our expert tips for cooking delicious, perfectly crisped bacon on the grill.
At Spragg’s, summer holidays revolve around grilling. We love how flavourful and juicy our meat tastes on the barbecue! If you’re looking to treat dad to a special meal on Father’s Day, you’ll want to check out our five recipes from the grill that will make his day!
Summertime is just around the corner, which means it’s time to place your order for our delicious Saddleridge Beef Summer Freezer Package! The whole family is sure to enjoy 12 kg of exceptional quality beef. Not sure what to do with all that beef? Try any one of these beefy meals the whole family will enjoy!
Grilling beef brings out the tastiest flavours! This summer, we are pleased to offer a delightful Summer Freezer Package from Saddleridge Beef, available while supplies last! One of the mouthwatering items included in our freezer package is brisket. We have assembled a list of five delicious brisket recipes for your next summer barbecue.
We may be biased, but we believe that everything tastes better on the grill! When the weather gets warm, our meals revolve around delicious BBQ recipes. We know how hard Moms work all year round. Therefore, we have compiled a savoury list of our five favourite Mother’s Day grilling recipes. Treat mom to a delightful feast! She deserves it.
While we love heading to a restaurant on Mother’s Day, there’s something special about staying in and cooking a delicious brunch at home. At Spragg’s, we believe that using fresh and flavourful ingredients will make any meal exceptional. We’ve put together a list of our five favourite Mother’s Day brunch recipes for you to try!
Treat mom to this delectable dish! She is sure to love the flavours from ham, bacon, mushrooms, cheese, and cream. Make sure to make enough for seconds!
There’s nothing better than an Italian-inspired home cooked meal! Mom will love this quick and easy gourmet dish. Try throwing your chops on the grill for added smoky flavour.
Give mom a fun breakfast by whipping up these delicious homemade pop tarts! She will love the burst of flavours by mixing scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheddar. Yum!
Show mom your culinary skills this Mother’s Day by making this delectable bread pudding dish. She will love the complimentary cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and fresh parsley!
It wouldn’t be Mother’s Day brunch without a proper dessert! Whip up these scrumptious cupcakes with candied bacon, cream cheese, milk chocolate, cocoa powder, and brewed espresso. Who’s ready for seconds?
Do you have a favourite Mother’s Day brunch recipe? Comment below:
Ready to try one of these savoury recipes? Conveniently order all the ingredients you need online by Tuesday 8am for Friday pickup in Calgary!
Retail chains are closing their doors on a weekly basis. Big-box retailers dominated the shopping landscape during the 90s and 2000s. Analysts are categorizing the current retail landscape as a “retail shakeout” or “retail renaissance,” with new types of stores taking the place of traditional retailers. Shoppers are the dominant reason that local stores are finding success where larger stores are not. “Consumers are increasingly interested in artisanal and locally produced items that are often perceived as higher quality. They are also seeking more authentic experiences from unique store environments small shops can offer.” A new wave of shoppers has emerged in recent years. They value social interactions and experiences over mass-production. These shoppers actively seek out unique local businesses, which offer products that big box stores do not.
At Spragg’s, we rely on our local shoppers across Alberta. Local stores are flourishing during the retail apocalypse because:
- They offer better quality and a variety of products at fair prices.
- Put the customer first. Many small businesses interact with their clientele on a weekly basis, thereby providing a better overall shopping experience.
- Staying small: by not trying to expand, small businesses keep their tax dollars in local jurisdictions, and are more prone to support community initiatives.
- Location: the neighbourhood experience is successful because customers enjoy walking to city centres, embracing exercise, socialization, and the small town lifestyle.
Why do you support local businesses? Tell us about a great experience you have had in the local community! Comment below:
At Spragg’s, we are all about convenience. We now offer easy online ordering! Place your order by 8am on Tuesday, and pickup your order Friday in Calgary. Place your orders here!
Farmer’s markets are a great way to support the local community and bring people together. Here at Spragg’s, we love participating in the Calgary Farmers’ Market each week. We see many of the same friendly faces, which has allowed us the opportunity to form excellent relationships with our customers. But that’s just one of the reasons we love farmer’s markets, here are 10 more:
Local farmers and producers supply fruit, veggies, and meat. It’s not out of the ordinary to buy produce that has been picked the very same morning you bought it, and at Spragg’s our fresh pork products are processed and delivered each week.
Organic and Free Range
Many farmers offer food that is both pesticide and chemical-free. At Spragg’s, our pigs roam free and are well exercised on a daily basis.
Local farmers produce brightly coloured fruits and vegetables, which are more nutrient rich than their supermarket counterparts.
You already know that our meat is delicious and savoury, but fruits and veggies found at farmer’s markets are also ripe, tender, and taste incredibly fresh.
Vendors offer true farm to table pricing, especially if you’re shopping in season.
Better For the Environment
By shopping locally, we reduce our carbon footprint by creating less fossil fuels. When food doesn’t travel as far, less gas and refrigerant is consumed.
Supports the Local Economy
Keeping farmers in business leads to job creation in your local economy. Supporting your local farmers and producers means supporting your local community members – everyone benefits!
Most people want to know where their food comes from. Many farmers form great relationships with customers, and in doing so, they are able to better serve the local community.
By eating foods that are grown seasonally, your overall health will improve. Seasonal=fresh, not packaged and processed.
Farmer’s markets offer numerous choices from many different vendors. You can grab three different types of tomatoes within 10 feet of each other!
Why do you love shopping at the farmer’s market? Do you have a favourite vendor?
You can find us at the Calgary Farmers’ Market every Thursday through Sunday from 9AM - 5PM.
Spring is in the air, which means grilling season is right around the corner! This year, we’re preparing kabobs in our meat shop that can be purchased and assembled any way you like! A backyard barbecue is never complete with an assortment of delicious, flavourful kabobs.
April is a celebration of spring, blooming flowers, and BLT sandwiches. At Spragg’s, we know that bacon makes any meal more flavourful and delicious. To commemorate National BLT Sandwich month, we have compiled a list of our favourite BLT recipes!
At Spragg’s, we appreciate all of our local customers. Without the neighbourhood’s support, we would not be able to offer the great service, selection, and standards that the community has come to trust. Because we have seen the positive impact the local shoppers have had on our business, we are adamant about keeping Alberta prosperous by maintaining an area that is rich with small businesses.
Our Easter hams are always a hit. Whether you're preparing a dinner for two or twenty, our delicious hams will be the perfect star for your family feast!
The delightful flavours of pork make any dish taste better instantly. Here are five delicious St. Patrick’s Day pork recipes!
Are you curious about all of pork’s best-kept secrets? Well, you are in luck! Here are nine things you (probably) didn't already know about pork.