The blossoms are cooked in grease
Fresh squash, either whole or in pieces, is roasted in ashes and used for food.
However, the varieties of squash typically called zucchini were developed in northern Italy in the second half of the 19th century, many generations after the introduction of cucurbits from the Americas in the early 16th century.
The gourds made into cups, ladles, and dippers and put to various uses.
GreenPoint’s Summer Squash includes: Italian, yellow and grey. They take 1000 acres out of cultivation and are commercialized from September to June.