Blog

  • Giving Thanks at the Red Apron

    This is the time of year for expressing gratitude for our abundance – of food, friend, family and good fortune. This year, we cooked Thanksgiving dinner for over 1500 people in Ottawa. Our team worked extra hard to make this happen, as this volume is i… Read more »

  • Red Apron Celebrates Apple Season!

    It’s Apple Season! Apples were first cultivated in Canada by early French settlers in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley around 1633. While Nova Scotia can claim much of Canada’s early apple-related history, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and British Colum… Read more »

  • The Red Apron is Working Towards a Greener Future

    There are a number of ways that the Red Apron tries to be a good environmental citizen. We drive electric cars, support local growers and producers, recycle cardboard, cans and bottles, save all our food waste for local farmers to feed to their pigs (t… Read more »

  • The Red Apron Prepares for Thanksgiving

    It’s the time of year that our attention turns to Thanksgiving preparations. It’s a huge holiday for us at here at the Red Apron, as we provide solutions to help you gather your family and friends around a delicious meal, prepared using local ingredien… Read more »

  • Red Apron’s 100 Mile Menus

    September 10 2019 The life of a farmer is challenging. Every year presents unpredictable weather conditions that invariably impact their crop in either positive or negative ways. This spring came late, and it was extremely wet. Some crops were effected… Read more »

  • Back to School Lunches + Family Dinners Made Easy

    Our mission at the shop has always been to get our community back to the table to eat together. Whether it’s over a cozy home-cooked meal or your favourite takeout, we know important conversations happen around the table, memorable traditions are forme… Read more »

  • Harvest & Preserve the Season

    We hate to be the bearers of bad news but we’re inching closer to fall and (ack!) winter so it’s time to start thinking about harvesting all those delicious fruits and veggies grown in your own backyard or from the market so even in the below zero temp… Read more »

  • Our Top 5 Tips for a Perfect Pie + Recipe Inspiration

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year; The market shelves are bursting with every shape and colour of produce absolutely ripe for the picking! Although berry season got off to a late start from all the rain, it’s been one of the best years for them… Read more »

  • Stretching Your Red Apron Dollars

    Let’s face it, life can be awfully expensive sometimes. Here at the Red Apron, we’ve become self-proclaimed champions of stretching our food dollars. Whether we’re grocery shopping or taking home meals from the shop, we know a thing or two about making… Read more »

  • Pizza Night Inspiration & Recipes

    It’s summer. The season we spend the other 10 months of the year waiting for. This year we have earned it in so many ways with our deeply cold winter and extremely long and wet spring, we deserve a few months of warm weather. When the weather turns war… Read more »