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  • Tips and Inspiration to Nourish Yourself in January

    The New Year always provides us with an opportunity to reflect and consider what aspects of our lives are really working well for us and which areas we might want to consider ‘tweaking’ a bit. It’s a time to rest and recover from the busy holiday seaso… Read more »

  • Nourish Yourself in January at The Red Apron

    2018 has arrived and with it a desire to nourish our bodies, minds and spirits after a long and, for some, particularly tough 2017. Whether you made resolutions to eat better, work out more often, read or meditate regularly or not, we can all agree tha… Read more »

  • Tastes of 2017

    Each December I take a few moments while we are closed between Christmas and New Year’s to reflect on my food adventures of the last 12 months. Reminiscing on a year’s worth of food photos reminds me of all the places I’ve been and the wonderful advent… Read more »

  • The Gift of Kitchen Inspiration

    We happen to think cookbooks make the ideal holiday gifting item; they’re affordable, add colour to a bookshelf or coffee table and look stunning anywhere you happen to display them, and they offer your giftee the ultimate gift of kitchen inspiration a… Read more »

  • Holiday Table Accoutrements

    We’re a short 2 weeks until Christmas Day and the warm fuzzies of the holiday season are starting to spread through the shop. Whether it’s the stunning decorations strewn throughout The Red Apron, or the fact that everyone seems to have a pep in their… Read more »

  • Alternative Ideas for Thoughtful Gifting

    Tradition is the passing of customs, rituals and beliefs from year to year, and from generation to generation. It is important to many families, religions, and cultures. Children especially find traditions important. It’s reassuring to them to know tha… Read more »

  • Shop Your Neighbourbood This Holiday Season

    This Holiday season, we’re challenging ourselves to shop our own neighbourhood! There are so many unique and beautiful places owned by hard working local folks in our community and we want to make sure they feel some love and support from their neighbo… Read more »

  • Grey Cup Snack Inspiration

    Grey Cup is coming to Ottawa this weekend, and even if you’re not a huge football fan…we want to make sure you can snack like you are! Afterall, what’s a sporting event without some really good eats? We offer a variety of snacking items and simple ap… Read more »

  • Cooking & Gifting This Holiday Season

    November – that dark and cold month between harvest and winter. November can be a cranky month full of grey skies, touches of snow, and short days. Sometimes November can be a beautiful month of sunny days and fall colours. You just never know. Given a… Read more »

  • National Nacho Day the Red Apron Way

    In honour of National Nacho Day (today!), we thought we’d share our tips for assembling the crunchiest, ooziest, tasty-topping-est tray of nachos at home. Packed with texture, colour and flavour, nachos are easy to make and quick to come together, maki… Read more »