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  • Red Apron in the Community

    At the Red Apron we are all about our community; Our staff at the shop thrives because we all work hard to support each other and ensure our/their needs are met to the best of our abilities, both from a work and home life perspective. We take care of e… Read more »

  • Build a Better Salad

    In the spring we see the return of greenhouse greens at the farmer’s market.  We can begin eating fresh local vegetables for lunch and dinner and a quick and easy meal is a salad – so let’s build a better salad! A salad can be a real thing of beauty, b… Read more »

  • Against The Grain Farms – Gooey Double Chocolate Barley Flour Waffles

    Experimenting in the kitchen is something we challenge ourselves with all the time as a company. Unknown ingredient? Let’s taste it and get to work. New local cheese? Let’s find out what we can pair it with and how we can use it in our take home meals…. Read more »

  • Happy Hour with Kinsip Distillery

    We’re always on the lookout for exceptional wares made by inspiring people in our community and beyond, so when the news surfaced that the old 66 Gilead was changing hands we waited anxiously to hear the news of what was to come. And what came is one o… Read more »

  • Mad for Maple this March

    March 2017 In March, we go ‘mad for maple’ at the Red Apron. Every fresh meal we prepare during the month will have at least a touch of maple in it somewhere. For the maple sap to run, the nights must be cold – below freezing – without being too cold…. Read more »

  • Memorable Tastes

    February 2017 Looking back over my photos of 2016, I realize that I enjoyed more than my fair share of travel. My photo collection documents all of the things I ate along the way and I wanted to share some of my most memorable mouthfuls from 2016 The V… Read more »

  • Food Trends for a Healthier You in 2017!

    January 2017 I am not a fan of dieting. I dislike trendy diets and worry about any form of extreme behavior, especially when it comes to eating. However, I think it’s always a good idea to review your habits, inform yourself about the foods you eat, an… Read more »

  • Fall Musings

    October 2016 This time of year has a feel of transitio, where we enjoy a short break between Thanksgiving and Christmas, while watching the weather change from fall to winter. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, we are in for a long, cold one! While the… Read more »

  • Edible Garden Project – June

    June 2016 Co-Written by: Jennifer Heagle and Asia Dewar (Organic Gardener, Horticulturist and Owner of Plan It Botanic) If you have been following our blog posts for the last few months, you know that we are working on the design and creation of an edi… Read more »

  • The Edible Garden Project

    May, 2016 Co-Written by: Jennifer Heagle (Chef, foodie & co-owner of the Red Apron. Jennifer is a longtime resident of Old Ottawa South & East) and Asia Dewar (Organic Gardener, Horticulturist and Owner of Plan It Botanic) Last month, I shared… Read more »