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  • NEW in The Red Apron Cookbook Library

    It’s 5pm, you’ve shed your bags from a long day at work and as you gaze into a stocked pantry and fridge you wonder, “what am I going to make for dinner tonight?”. If that thought inevitably lands you at the same 3-4 recipes on rotation each week, you… Read more »

  • Chilled Blender Soups to Beat the Heat

    Doesn’t the idea of a cool, flavourful soup sound appealing in this sticky, humid heat? We at The Red Apron are big fans and wanted to share a little about our favourite cold blender soups and why we turn to them when the mercury rises. The first, and… Read more »

  • Pick-Your-Own Season in Ottawa!

    It’s Pick-Your-Own season in Ottawa and the region is full of options for you to get out and get your hands dirty. Pick-Your-Own farms offer you an opportunity to connect with your food and your farmer, and truly appreciate the joy of eating locally. C… Read more »

  • Celebrate Canada Day with The Red Apron ????

    Canada Day is this coming weekend and we’re celebrating with a meal that reminds us of sunny Canadian summers, cottage cookouts and evenings spent out on the patio, dining with friends into the wee hours of the night. Our Dinner’s In The Bag menu for C… Read more »

  • Shifting Eating Habits with the Season

    When we set out to create The Red Apron, we didn’t realize how unintentionally we would follow the trend of eating with the seasons. We knew we wanted to create dishes that used as much local produce and products we could and this intention guided us i… Read more »

  • Celebrate Father’s Day at The Red Apron

    We often see Dads in the shop, still in their work attire, juggling art projects and lunchboxes and young kids hanging off their legs. We like to think that one of our meals will offer this Dad and his family a chance to take a breath after a long day,… Read more »

  • Get To Know Your Farmer: Rideau Pines Farm

    With summer making it’s glorious arrival, we want to share and celebrate some of the hardest working farmers we know in our Get To Know Your Farmer series. Over the next while we’ll be introducing you to some of the incredible farms around Ottawa that… Read more »

  • Expanded Delivery from The Red Apron

    Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of everyday life at the shop, we forget the impact our homecooked meals can have on people in our community. But we’re grateful to say that you remind us every so often, and it causes us pause to remember why we start… Read more »

  • Our Favourite Old Ottawa South Haunts + The Belmont Breakfast Recipe

    It has been very exciting to watch Old Ottawa South become a real foodie  destination over the last few years, and this spring some exciting things are happening! After much anticipation, we see that Oat Couture has opened their oatmeal café at Bank an… Read more »

  • Fill The Fridge for Mom This Mother’s Day

    To say your Mom/Mother Figure works hard might be the understatement of the century, so we want to make sure you’re thanking her in a way that offers her the greatest gift of all – time! Time to spend on herself or with you, her family. Time to do what… Read more »