Tips and Tricks

  • 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 »

  • Fuel up for Halloween with The Red Apron

    Are you ready to take your favourite ghouls and goblins out for trick-or-treating tomorrow night? We hope you’ll come for a visit at The Red Apron – we’ve got a few fun things in store for our spooky friends that visit the shop as well as meal ideas fo… 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Spring Cleansing with Renew Cold Press

    CLEANSING though the seasons – SPRING renewal.  Spring represents a season of rebirth. regrowth. and renewal. and as we transition towards warmer weather we seek lightness. moving through this phase with a seasonally aligned juice cleanse allows our bo… Read more »