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  • Bruce in the Urban Element Kitchen

    It is always a pleasure to see our good friend Bruce Wood.  Bruce was a pioneer of the local & organic food movement in Ottawa and is well loved by many in the Ottawa Food Industry. Bruce in the Kitchen I first met Bruce when he was co-president of… Read more »

  • We Love What We Do!

    Kelly's Mango Pie! It’s 2010 and we are back in the shop.  Everyone is well rested, and we have been busy all week trying to re-stock the Fridge & Freezer after the Christmas rush. We have had many requests for our Christmas pies (Bison, Duck a… Read more »

  • Happy New Year

    2010 is fast approaching and each new decade provides opportunity to reflect.   In my own family we are eating differently today than we were in 1999. In the decades leading up to Y2K, food producers focused most of their effort on maximizing productio… Read more »

  • Cookie Baking

    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 »

  • Christmas is coming…

    …the goose is getting fat!  That reminds me of the Muppets singing in one of their Christmas specials.  Miss Piggy dancing rings a bell.

  • Once a week

    It’s difficult to turn on the news these days without being inundated with doom and gloom predictions about our environment, making it easy to become overwhelmed with a feeling of helplessness.  It’s hard to imagine what one person can do to make a dif… Read more »

  • Duck, duck, goose?

    Well, we are up to our wings in duck…pies that is.  This week marks the first week leading up to the Christmas Holidays that our seasonal pies will be available, starting of course with Duck.  Our Duck & Fig pies have become a favourite with our… Read more »

  • Vintage Clothing Sale

    Lovers of everything vintage rejoice! The 25th edition of the Vintage Clothing Sale rolls back into town on Sunday November 15th at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. For one day only, over 45 of the finest exhibitors from across Canada will be selling thei… Read more »

  • Guy Fawkes Day

    Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night is an annual celebration on the evening of 5 November.

  • Enriched Bread Open House

    Enriched bread artists are having a show…