Blog

  • Grainstorm

    September 2012 We have a new product line in our retail store and we are very excited about it. The people behind Grainstorm have created an innovative new business using ancient grains, and recipes from your childhood.  They believe that baked goods a… Read more »

  • 2012 – 100 Mile Menus

    September 2012 For over four years at the Red Apron we have been challenging our team to produce two weeks of menus using ingredients sourced from within 100 miles of our store. You might think that for a business like the Red Apron, this would be an e… Read more »

  • Fall Soup

    Labour Day Weekend – September 2012 Inspired by the colder nights, and the start of school on Tuesday, I made my first fall soup.  I started with a whole Saveur des Mont chicken which I cut into pieces and placed in my dutch oven.  I added a diced leek… Read more »

  • Maison du Village in Wakefield

    September, 2012 I have had 5 meals at the new Maison du Village and can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have this new addition to our community.  Sara and Michael are putting local ingredients on beautiful plates at a price that is well worth the trip… Read more »

  • Let’s Talk Turkey

    August 28 2012 With Thanksgiving only 6 weeks away, we have been working on our Thanksgiving offerings for 2012.  This year’s turkeys are very special indeed.  They are being organically raised especially for the Red Apron on the Pickle Patch Farm near… Read more »

  • Juniper Farm Tour

    Last week, I had the pleasure of touring Juniper Farm’s new location on Shouldice Road, near Wakefield.  This 190 acre parcel of rolling farmland, bush, ponds and a small lake is the ideal location for this family of organic farmers to set up shop.  Th… Read more »

  • My Summer Holiday

    Back in March, when my boyfriend and I were planning our summer holiday week, we decided to spend it in both Montreal and Prince Edward County. Our plan was to spend three days in both spots. We figured it would be best to hit up Montreal during their… Read more »

  • Clarmell Goat Farm

    July 2012 Last month we visited the Mussell’s farm on the Rideau River (and blogged about it in an earlier post).  This month their farm was visited by Leanne Cusack from CTV and you can get an up close look at their operations by visiting the CTV Site… Read more »

  • Diners, Dives & Drive-ins

    July 2012 My favourit holidays are most often centre around good food, interesting restaurants, food shops and farmer’s markets that have been diligently researched in advanced.  Recently, it was fun to take a spontaneous Mom & Son road trip with m… Read more »

  • To Market, to Market, to buy….

    July 2012 Over the weekend, I visited the Wakefield Farmer’s Market. This is a small community-based market located on the main drag next to the Alpengruss restaurant. I visit this market regularly as it holds a number of very special treats. This is w… Read more »