One zucchini, two zucchini, three zucchini, four…

Zucchini, like other squashes, originated in the Americas. Early Europeans (Christopher Columbus for one) brought seeds back to Italy, where it was enthusiastically embraced and cultivated for several centuries, then exported back to North America. A squash, by any other name… The name comes from the Italian zucchino, which means “small pumpkin.” (Zucca is Italian […]

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