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  • 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 »

  • 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 with a… Read more »

  • 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 promise of warmer weather and the hopes of some local pr… Read more »

  • 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, there are a few… Read more »

  • 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 to put 2015 behind… Read more »

  • 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 pies is that you can make a few of them at a time… Read more »