The following article, written by Naomi Tomky, appears on Thrillist.
HOW PEPPERONI BECAME AMERICA’S FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING
Italian immigrants may have brought pizza to the United States, but the country’s most beloved topping, pepperoni, is an entirely American concept.
Peperoni (with a single “p”) means a large pepper in Italian.
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