• One Chicken, Four Meals

    We’re often asked for tips on how to stretch our groceries to get the most out of the ingredients we buy. Food isn’t cheap these days, especially when you’re taking care to buy local, organic ingredients for your family. That said, we have become pros… Read more »

  • Celebrating Canadian Food with The Red Apron

    Canada Day is just about here and you can absolutely feel the excitement in the city! Though our shop is always buzzing, there’s just a bit more pep in our step this week as we prepare for the big day. There isn’t a day that goes by that we aren’t thin… Read more »

  • Ontario In Season: News + Recipe

    June is a pretty exciting month if, like me, you are obsessed with supporting local growers & producers, eating seasonally, and picking fresh. If you are also sick of winter, rain, hail, and generally unseasonably cold, never ending winters, then h… Read more »

  • MealShare Ottawa x The Red Apron

    We have been waiting a while to talk about this new venture we’ve recently embarked on – and the day is here! We’re always looking for different ways we can use what we do at the Red Apron to support our community. We know all too well the power of foo… Read more »

  • Hop on The Bus with The Red Apron

    On Sunday June 18th we’ll be headed out at 10am for the next in our series of Hop on the Bus events! Previously we’ve visited farms, eateries, shops and markets all over our region, from Castlegarth Restaurant in Whitelake, to Clarmell on the Rideau ju… Read more »

  • Red Apron in the Community

    At the Red Apron we are all about our community; Our staff at the shop thrives because we all work hard to support each other and ensure our/their needs are met to the best of our abilities, both from a work and home life perspective. We take care of e… Read more »

  • Build a Better Salad

    In the spring we see the return of greenhouse greens at the farmer’s market.  We can begin eating fresh local vegetables for lunch and dinner and a quick and easy meal is a salad – so let’s build a better salad! A salad can be a real thing of beauty, b… Read more »

  • Against The Grain Farms – Gooey Double Chocolate Barley Flour Waffles

    Experimenting in the kitchen is something we challenge ourselves with all the time as a company. Unknown ingredient? Let’s taste it and get to work. New local cheese? Let’s find out what we can pair it with and how we can use it in our take home meals…. Read more »

  • Happy Hour with Kinsip Distillery

    We’re always on the lookout for exceptional wares made by inspiring people in our community and beyond, so when the news surfaced that the old 66 Gilead was changing hands we waited anxiously to hear the news of what was to come. And what came is one o… Read more »

  • Mad for Maple this March

    March 2017 In March, we go ‘mad for maple’ at the Red Apron. Every fresh meal we prepare during the month will have at least a touch of maple in it somewhere. For the maple sap to run, the nights must be cold – below freezing – without being too cold…. Read more »