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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

April Showers

Co-Written by: Jennifer Heagle (Chef, foodie & co-owner of the Red Apron) and Asia Dewar (Organic Gardener, Horticulturist and Owner of Plan It Botanic) This year, I am embarking on an exciting new project. I recently moved into a townhouse… Continue Reading →

March is Maple Month!

March is maple month and it’s hard for those of us in the food industry not to get a little excited about this. Maple syrup is one of the first crops of the spring and maple season comes with the… Continue Reading →

Food Trends for 2016

February 2016 Each year a number of publications put out a list of ‘hot food trends’. We have seen this list run the gamut from blueberries, cauliflower, fermented foods, quinoa through kale. This year, according to a number of sources,… Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

January, 2016 For many of the people in my life, myself included, 2015 seemed to be a particularly challenging year, rife with health troubles, life changes, and obstacles. I am looking forward to 2016 with optimism and will be happy… Continue Reading →

Let’s Bake a Pie!

December, 2015 It’s December at the Red Apron, which means we will be making hundreds of pies. Pies are an easy way to feed a group and a simple last minute addition to a pot luck. The best thing about… Continue Reading →

Amazing Grains

October 2015 Our 100 Mile Menu experiences allow us a unique opportunity to source out new growers and producers in our region, many of which become regular suppliers to us year round.  This year we hit the jackpot with the… Continue Reading →

Red Apron Tips & Tricks II

Guest Blogger:  Tanya Ewanovich, Red Apron Client, Foodie & Cheesemaker We love our weekday Red Apron meals and the containers always look great…but what to do with all the garnishes in the containers? Quite honestly, we eat some of them, but… Continue Reading →

Red Apron Tips & Tricks

July, 2015 Our good friend and client Tanya and I were sitting on her patio one evening and we came up with the idea for a series of blog posts.  Since we both enjoy the Red Apron dinners every Tuesday,… Continue Reading →

Summer Entertaining

July 2015 If this summer has you entertaining a large crowd, there are so many fun & interesting ways to do it. The simplest is to have an event catered. Think outside the box! Many of our Ottawa food truck… Continue Reading →

World Cup Recipes

For two weeks in June, the Red Apron will be celebrating the Women’s World Cup by featuring menus inspired by the cuisine of the visiting teams.  Visit our website for the full menus. Sign up for all three days of… Continue Reading →

Ramp it up!

May, 2015 Earlier this week Jo-Ann and I went foraging for ramps in the forest belonging to my mother, just outside of the town of Osgoode. The property has been in my family for over 40 years and the 60 acres of… Continue Reading →

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