Bloomin’ Onion Inspired Mushrooms


Chef Adrienne Cheatham’s free master class in mushrooms for Epicurious is a must see.


Everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms but kept forgetting to look into because the algorithm keeps distracting you with Garfield cartoons and vegan cupcake recipes. Now is the time for a deep dive into the endlessly fascinating world of mushrooms. Continue »

Thanksgiving Redux

How do you downsize your Thanksgiving dinner without losing the spirit of the holiday? We want everyone to have a safe and COVID-free Thanksgiving, so we’ve got a roundup of unique and exciting recipes and tips to make a smaller harvest feast that will still be fit for your festive table.

Regular store hours this weekend, closed for Thanksgiving Monday.  Continue »

And The Winner Is…




We have not just one but three winners to announce today! They are: Continue »

Apron Strings Guest Bloggers


We are always thrilled to have guests blog on the site; they bring fresh ideas and perspectives, they help to keep us all up to date on the many exciting activities relevant to our community, and introduce us to the people that keep our city connected and moving forward in a positive way. Through story-telling, news sharing and the exchange of information, our guests offer us a chance to learn, explore, and meet new friends.

As we have just celebrated Father’s Day, this month we are focusing on Dads and how they’ve enriched our lives. Our guest contributors this week/month are a typical cross-section of our community, and share the experiences they have had with their Dads that have nourished both body and soul:

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Win Big with Apron Strings Until June 24th

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There’s a whole lot of celebrating father’s day going on our Apron Strings site.  But we’re not finished celebrating fathers and food.

We’re giving away three great prizes:

  • One $100 Fiesta Farms Gift Certificate
  • One $50 Fiesta Farms Gift Certificate
  • One fantastic grilling prize pack courtesy of Good Egg: a Lodge grilling pan and a grilling cookbook.

To enter into the draw, just watch the three Apron Strings videos  and share your favourite one. It could be the one that touched you the most, featured a relationship most like your own family or an entirely different reason!

The three videos are:

To enter on Twitter, follow us on Twitter , tweet a link to your favourite of the 3 videos and include the hashtag #apronstrings to be entered into the draw.

To enter on Facebook, share one of the videos on your Timeline and tag Fiesta Farm’s Facebook page to be entered into the draw.

You can double your chances of winning by sharing on both Facebook and Twitter! The contest ends Monday, June 24 at 11:59 am ET.

Thanks to our friends at Good Egg for supplying an awesome prize. Check them out in Kensington Market!