by Season

  • Jennifer’s Edible Holiday Gifting Ideas

    This time of year, is very busy for those of us in the Service Industry. When we are working long days, late nights, and 7 day weeks, we don’t always have time to shop for gifts or entertain. Even for those not in the Service Industry, it’s a hectic ti… Read more »

  • Red Apron’s Handmade Holiday Guide

    Remember those crafts you made as a kid, or your kids made for you each year around the holidays? The macaroni tree ornaments and paper chain garlands, the finger paintings and construction paper cards that you gaze at nostalgically each year. Though t… Read more »

  • Easy Entertaining: Our Holiday Appetizers are HERE!

    The season of holiday entertaining is approaching steadily and we want to make sure you’re ready with impressive holiday appetizers that can go from freezer to oven to table in under an hour and a few recipes up your sleeve for bits and bites that take… Read more »

  • Stretching Your Red Apron Meals to Last

    Like everyone around this joyous but often expensive time of year, we are watching our dollars and cents and working hard to stretch them in every way we can. One of our favourite and most creative hacks for stretching a buck is, of course, with our Re… Read more »

  • Jennifer’s Fall Baking Favourites

    November is the month when we at the Red Apron get a bit of a break between our two busiest times of the year – Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s a month where we might still be enjoying some of the harvest, before all of our farmers wind things down fo… Read more »

  • The Ultimate Guide to Winter Squash

    Every market is brimming with squash right now but aside from Butternut and Acorn squash, many of us are perplexed at what to do with all those uniquely shaped and colourful squash varieties available to buy. Well, wonder no more – consider us your squ… Read more »

  • Celebrate Apple Season in Ottawa

    It doesn’t get much better than packing up the car with friends and family and heading to the orchard for an afternoon of sunny fall apple picking. Leaving with bushels and bushels to be used in every which way, both sweet and savory, makes us so thank… Read more »

  • Back To The Table, Back to School

    Here at the shop, our goal has always been to get families and friends back to the table. Whether it’s over a gourmet, home-cooked meal or takeout, important conversations happen around the table, traditions are formed, lasting relationships are built… Read more »

  • Picnic Season in Ottawa

    We’ve been blessed here in Ottawa with a beautiful, if steamy, summer filled with plenty of sunshine. We want to make sure we make the most of it while it’s here and what better way than with a food-filled picnic! Picnics provide a great way to feel li… Read more »

  • Ontario Peach & Tomatoes Are HERE!

    With one quick glance across the shelves of any and every Farmer’s Market in Ottawa it becomes visibly clear that the moment we’ve been waiting for all summer is here – Ontario Peaches and Tomatoes of every shape and size are finally popping up and rea… Read more »