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  • April Showers

    Co-Written by: Jennifer Heagle (Chef, foodie & co-owner of the Red Apron) and Asia Dewar (Organic Gardener, Horticulturist and Owner of Plan It Botanic) This year, I am embarking on an exciting new project. I recently moved into a townhouse with a… Read more »

  • March is Maple Month!

    March is maple month and it’s hard for those of us in the food industry not to get a little excited about this. Maple syrup is one of the first crops of the spring and maple season comes with the promise of warmer weather and the hopes of some local pr… Read more »

  • Food Trends for 2016

    February 2016 Each year a number of publications put out a list of ‘hot food trends’. We have seen this list run the gamut from blueberries, cauliflower, fermented foods, quinoa through kale. This year, according to a number of sources, there are a few… Read more »

  • Happy New Year!

    January, 2016 For many of the people in my life, myself included, 2015 seemed to be a particularly challenging year, rife with health troubles, life changes, and obstacles. I am looking forward to 2016 with optimism and will be happy to put 2015 behind… Read more »

  • Let’s Bake a Pie!

    December, 2015 It’s December at the Red Apron, which means we will be making hundreds of pies. Pies are an easy way to feed a group and a simple last minute addition to a pot luck. The best thing about pies is that you can make a few of them at a time… Read more »

  • Amazing Grains

    October 2015 Our 100 Mile Menu experiences allow us a unique opportunity to source out new growers and producers in our region, many of which become regular suppliers to us year round.  This year we hit the jackpot with the discovery of Against-the-Gra… Read more »

  • Red Apron Tips & Tricks II

    Guest Blogger:  Tanya Ewanovich, Red Apron Client, Foodie & Cheesemaker We love our weekday Red Apron meals and the containers always look great…but what to do with all the garnishes in the containers? Quite honestly, we eat some of them, but mos… Read more »

  • Red Apron Tips & Tricks

    July, 2015 Our good friend and client Tanya and I were sitting on her patio one evening and we came up with the idea for a series of blog posts.  Since we both enjoy the Red Apron dinners every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, we end up with some lef… Read more »

  • Summer Entertaining

    July 2015 If this summer has you entertaining a large crowd, there are so many fun & interesting ways to do it. The simplest is to have an event catered. Think outside the box! Many of our Ottawa food truck operators will bring their truck to your… Read more »

  • World Cup Recipes

    For two weeks in June, the Red Apron will be celebrating the Women’s World Cup by featuring menus inspired by the cuisine of the visiting teams.  Visit our website for the full menus. Sign up for all three days of either week before the 12th of June… Read more »