Entertaining

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Fresh In The Red Apron Library

    Whenever we’re feeling fatigued with our dinner options, we look to the pile of cookbooks collecting dust on the shelves and it tends to re-invigorate and inspire us to get creative in the kitchen again. From seeing an ingredient used in a new and exci… 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Sweetening Naturally + Maple-Sweetened Cocktails

    We know that not all natural sweetners are created equal… but with all the information out there, how do we figure out what the best option for natural sweetening is? Let’s break a few of the most popular down. STEVIA Stevia is a no-calorie sweetener… Read more »