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  • New Products – New Inspirations

    March 2012 New to our retail store we have added chocolates from Olivia Chocolatiers.  This Cantley based chocolate maker is dedicated to making only high percentage dark chocolate – a fine and nutritious superfood.  What attracted us to the product, a… Read more »

  • New Product Alert

    March 2, 2012 This week we introduced Morelli Organic Pastas from Italy. We have three varieties in our retail store: Whole Wheat Ricciolina, Tacconi Pasta with Wheat Germ & 100% Spelt Tagliatelle. The Organic Corn variety is coming soon. We had so… Read more »

  • Food Tour of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

    February 2012 I returned this weekend from a vacation.  One of the destinations along the way was Old San Juan.  I had been once before, and really enjoyed the Old Town.  The narrow cobblestone streets and old forts remind me so much of Montreal and Qu… Read more »

  • It doesn’t get any more local than this….

    February 9, 2012 This is a story that started last fall, when one of our favourite Organic Farmers – Aartje from the Pickle Patch – decided to try raising some Turkeys for Christmas.  As with all of her animals, these turkeys were pasture raised, and f… Read more »

  • Valentines Day

    February 2012 Love may be in the air, but it’s also in the Red Apron Kitchen this February.  Pre-order your Valentine’s dinner for 2 and pick it up in our retail store on February 14 between 2pm and 6pm.  For a detailed menu, follow the link: valentine… Read more »

  • Taste of the Glebe

    January 2012 For what we believe is the 5th year, we participated last week in the Taste of the Glebe.  This annual event features food business from the Glebe and surrounding area, local micro breweries, and mostly Ontario wines.  Attendees pay $45 an… Read more »

  • Moustache Day!

    January 2012 We had been asked by the Winterlude organizers to participate in ‘A Taste of Winterlude’ this year and we had concocted a fun filled day of hearty lumberjack fare for the end of the month.  Unfortunately, with just over a week until the ev… Read more »

  • ‘Twas the Day Before Christmas

    December 24, 2011 Twas the day before Christmas and all through the kitchen all the food was disappearin’ and Jo-Ann was a bitchin’ The customers were coming from far and away hoping to buy what they needed to put on the table Christmas day Jennifer st… Read more »

  • Cookie Baking 2011

    For the third year in a row at the Red Apron we have revived an age old tradition – the Christmas Cookie Exchange.  The concept is simple:  gather your friends and family, bake your favourite cookie recipe, and everyone takes home a sampling of each. T… Read more »

  • Niagara on the Lake

    November, 2011 It’s been too long since I have posted on our blog and for that I apologize.  It’s not because I haven’t had anything to say.  In fact, there has been so much going on that I haven’t had time to post. This month Jo-Ann and I took a brief… Read more »