Posts in Household Tips

Ease Back into Grilling Season

  It seems that as the temperatures begin to rise, our cravings for grilled— everything— are a bit harder to ignore. If you’re new to grilling or looking to incorporate some new “tricks” into your grilling repertoire— we’ve got some quick and easy tips below (and will have a few more coming your way throughout the […]

How to Get Rid of the Smell After Cooking Fish

Cooking is a wonderful hobby that yields delicious results. Everyone wins— except for when the odor of whatever you cooked lingers for longer than you bargained for. If you’re observing Lent, you might be cooking a lot more fish and seafood than you would on a normal basis. Don’t worry– even if you’re observing the […]

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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 […]

How to Eat Healthy in 2017

Like many other people this year, your resolutions for 2017 may include slight or dramatic changes to your diet. Whether you’re changing it completely by choosing leaner meats, lowering sugar intake, curbing your carbs, or any number of other aspects, or just trying to choose healthier items to incorporate into your meals, Roma’s has a […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Perfect Your Picnic

Regardless of the occasion, a picnic should be perfect, but with Labor Day coming up in a few days, we’re feeling extra inspired. While picnics are best when spontaneous, a little bit of planning can help tremendously in curating your picnicking experience and perfecting your day. With that in mind, we’ve pooled together a few […]

Seasonal Produce, Brought to You by Warmer Weather

Upstate New York has a climate that fluctuates pretty dramatically throughout the year, so if you prefer to buy your groceries with the seasons and keep it local in the process, it can get a bit limiting at certain points. That’s why spring is so exciting: We become exposed to a much wider selection of […]