The custom of eating pork on New Year's is based on the idea that pigs
symbolize progress. The animal pushes forward, rooting itself in the ground
At midnight on New Year's Day, Germans everywhere clinck glasses and say ...
For those who prefer not to eat pork on New Year's Eve, a sweet alternative, ...
Eating these foods will bring you luck in the new year. ... Pork is a staple of just
about every Southern meal, so it's usually cooked with the black-eyed peas.
"And sauerkraut with pork was eaten for good luck on New Year's Day, because,
as the [Pennsylvania] Dutch say, 'the pig roots forward'," historian William Woys ...
... played side dish to the pig on New Year's Day, not because it bears ... ---"Eat '
sour cabbage' for a sweet year; Having ...
Dec 28, 2011 ... In addition to eating sauerkraut, eating pork on New Year's Day is another
German tradition. Pork signifies abundance and plenty of food.
Jan 2, 2015 ... Growing up, our New Year's Day meal was always a pork roast, ... If you
slaughter a pig for the winter, you want to eat the fresh meat first and ...
Jan 1, 2016 ... On New Year's Day, millions of people will be dining on the traditional dish of
pork and sauerkraut.
Dec 28, 2011 ... From pork to bagels to cakes hiding secret coins, here are 10 foods to ... next 12
months, here are ten ways to eat for luck on New Year's Day.
Jan 1, 2015 ... Black-eyed peas form the base of the New Year's Day triumvirate for many ...
Eating pork is said to be lucky at New Year's, except for the pig.