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The History of Saint Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a joyful holiday that instils feelings of love and gratitude for all; not just those who are celebrating with their partner. Amidst the candy hearts, cards, chocolate boxes, stuffed animals, and pink-and-red decor that fill up all of the local grocery and department stores, the history of Valentine’s Day is often forgotten. […]

Become the Master of Impromptu Get-Togethers

Here we are again— a little over a week out from the Super Bowl, and some of us are still without plans for the big day. Each year, with the rush of day-of customers and last-minute orders, it seems that Super Bowl gatherings are becoming more and more impromptu— gatherings that have not been planned […]

Holy Cannoli: Quick and Delicious Holiday Desserts!

We’re all for easy (and delicious) ways to make the holidays sweet. If you’re someone who loves to spend countless hours baking Christmas cookies, more power to you! There’s nothing better than homemade goodies. For those of us for whom those extra baking hours don’t exist, we’ve got a quick and simple option for you! […]

Roma’s Greatest Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to give! This holiday season, we’ve come up with a grand list of great gifting ideas— one with options to please everyone. – Party Platters, Sandwich Platters – Long Subs – Prepared Foods, Lasagna, Chicken, Fish, Veal Eggplant, Meatball Trays & more! – All Natural Rib Roasts, Filets, Meat, Poultry & Fish […]

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Here at Roma, as much as we love the occasional break from the norm, we love tradition just as well. One of our favorites is the Feast of the Seven Fishes— a grandiose meal that many Italian-American families serve as part of their Christmas Eve celebration. How It Began: Though the history of the Feast […]

Roma’s Tips for a Thankful Thanksgiving

Holidays come and go, with much preparation and very little time spent truly embracing the meaning of said holiday. Don’t let this Thanksgiving be another one of those holidays! Here are a few of Roma’s tips on spending more time giving thanks tomorrow, instead of stressing out over the day’s activities (but you can start […]

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

Ask anyone who’s had to bear the brunt of the work in preparing for a holiday season— it’s 1 part stress, 1 part anxiety, and 2 parts pure joy. In a season that’s got a reputation of making people feel good, feel thankful, and feel at peace, it can seem a bit ironic that so […]

Roma’s Halloween Hacks

It seems as if every year, we find ourselves in a Halloween pinch. The spooky holiday comes creeping up on us and before we know it, it’s hit us and we’re just about completely unprepared. This year, don’t let Halloween get the best of you! We’ve come up with a few Halloween hacks for two […]

Homemade Pumpkin Pie— Yes, From Scratch.

It’s that time of year again— the fall harvest is making squash aplenty available to consumers throughout the Capital Region, including one of our favorite: pumpkin. Pumpkin tastes great in a variety of different recipes, both classic and modern; but no matter where you sneak it into your meal plan, nothing beats an old-fashioned, homemade […]