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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! […]

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 […]

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Cozy Italian Wedding Soup

It’s happening: The weather has inevitably started to become cold and damp; the kind of damp that chills you to the bone. No longer are we in the season of cold fresh salads (although those are delicious year-round). We are now, officially, in comfort food territory. We couldn’t think of a better recipe to kick […]

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 […]

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Say “I Love You” — With Food

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and while the shelves are lined with infinite inspiration for gift ideas, some of us are looking for new ways to tell our loved ones that we care. So, how do we go about making this year’s Day of Hearts memorable and unique, without falling into the same old exhausting […]

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The Real Difference With Homemade Mozzarella

Unless you grew up around handmade foods, or are very familiar with Italian delis, you might not be too keen on the difference between fresh, homemade mozzarella and the packages you see at the store. What’s the real difference anyway? We’ll tell you. Depending on what product you purchase, the cost of any cheese, even […]

Roma’s Summer Favorites

Summer is in full swing and the heat has officially been turned up! Italian food is not all hot soups and heavy pastas. It’s time to bring Italian cuisine to your back yard. With a focus on seasonal vegetables and LOTS of olive oil, it’s time to let Italy do the cooking. We’ve compiled some […]

12 Dishes of Christmas

Nothing says, “it’s the holidays!” like your favorite homemade dishes. We’re talking about the honest-to-goodness meals you ate growing up, always looked forward to coming home for and, now, what you pass along with your family traditions. We’re sure you already to know this, but at Roma, two of our favorite things are family and […]