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  • 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 »

  • Halloween at The Red Apron

    Are you ready to take your favourite ghouls and goblins out for trick’or’treating tomorrow night? We hope you’ll come for a visit at The Red Apron – we’ve got a few fun things in store for our spooky friends that visit the shop in costume as well as me… Read more »

  • Farm & Wilderness Program at Camp Amy Molson

    This summer Jennifer had a chance to take part in a truly special experience. The Farm & Wilderness Program at Camp Amy Molson happens only once a year, at the end of August. Young people between 12 and 17 years old can enjoy a week of land based l… Read more »

  • The Simple Bites Kitchen Book Signing at The Red Apron

    We are forever on the lookout for cooking and recipe inspiration in our Red Apron kitchen and at home, and often this leads us to the cookbook corner of the shop to see what’s fresh and exciting. Aimée Wimbush-Bourque, creator/editor/writer behind the… Read more »

  • Red Apron Does London & Cambridge

    Late in August, the three owners of the Red Apron visited London & Cambridge in the United Kingdom. We try to make at least one adventure each year to see what the rest of the world is doing when it comes to food. We visit specialty shops, taste me… Read more »