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  • Red Apron’s Easter Menu

    Easter is coming and the shop is teeming with beautifully decorated cookies and treats, seasonally inspired meals and more to celebrate! Looking to take the pressure off with your weekend entertaining? We have an assortment of savoury pies, delicious m… Read more »

  • On The Menu: Youth Now Farm Pork

    If you’re a customer of The Red Apron, you know we love to keep it local. Especially when keeping it local also supports innovative organizations that promote youth engagement in farming and food. The Youth Now Farm is an innovative farming project lau… Read more »

  • Feature Supplier: Ironwood Organics

    If you’ve ever chatted with one of us in the shop, you know how much we love to gush about our hardworking suppliers and their locally grown goodies. This week we wanted to introduce you to the remarkable husband and wife team Mary and Chris Wooding, o… Read more »

  • Spring Produce Guide: Tips for Buying, Storing and Cooking

    Spring is in the air in Ottawa (despite the fact that some snowbanks are still taller than I am). Getting through the last few weeks of wintery weather is much easier when you start to consider all the wonderful things coming our way as the temperature… Read more »

  • All About Maple; Recipes, Tips and More!

    Maple Month is going strong at the shop, with meals and baked goods filled with our favourite locally sourced sweetener. Our Dinners to Go for the week include maple in so many ways; Asian Spiced Meatloaf – Ontario Berkshire Pork & ‘Enright’ Beef w… Read more »

  • Maple Season in Ottawa

    Happy Spring – it arrives this month on March 20th and I don’t think there has been a more anticipated arrival in years. After a very cold, very snowy winter, we are all ready for a little thaw, and maybe a flower or two. The first real crop of the spr… Read more »

  • March Break in Ottawa

    March break is coming up next week, and as always we want to make feeding your family healthy, homemade meals as simple as possible so you can enjoy the time spent together. Our menu for the week has something for everyone and is packed with classic fa… Read more »

  • Vendor Spotlight: Enright Cattle Co

    Where’s the beef? Well, it’s just outside Tweed Ontario…and at The Red Apron! Enright Cattle Company is a fourth generation family-run farm owned and operated by Darold and Kara Enright and their kids Corben and Evelyn. They raise pure bred black and… Read more »

  • Valentine’s Date Night for Every Budget

    Whether you’re celebrating love-day with your partner or spouse, riding solo and loving yourself or spending Valentine’s Day with your best friends, we’ve got some great suggestions for activities for 1, 2 or a crowd to enjoy no matter what your budget… Read more »

  • 2019 Trending Foods + Valentines Day Recipes

      Food is like fashion. Each year new foods catch on like wildfire and spread through the industry, while other foods fall out of favour. Often these trends are driven by new research into health and nutrition as we continually strive to become mo… Read more »