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
Dec 30, 2015 ... This tradition of eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year's day is both German
and Pennsylvania Dutch and this is why we eat it.
Dec 30, 2015 ... Because January 1 is the first day of the new year, we have drawn a ... states of
the USA dictates that the eating of black-eyed peas on New Year's Day ... ergo
those who dine upon pork will be moving forward in the new year), ...
Dec 30, 2014 ... What's the history behind eating pork and sauerkraut, black-eyed peas, ... after
year, the younger me resented the letdown of New Year's Day.
So don't just use ham hock and fatback to flavor your veggies; eat a baked ham ...
According to tradition, New Year's Day supper will bring you fortune in the year ...
Dec 31, 2015 ... Pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day: Why the PA Dutch believe it's ... that
eating slow-cooked pork with a side of stinky cabbage was a New ...
Black-eyed peas form the base of the New Year's Day triumvirate for many U.S.
southerners. ... Eating pork is said to be lucky at New Year's, except for the pig.
On New Year's Day, you'll find people throughout the South eating .... Pork is a
staple of just about every Southern meal, so it's usually cooked with the ...
Dec 30, 2015 ... Some say the idea of eating black eyed peas on New Year's started at ...
themselves lucky to have a meal of peas and salt pork in the dead of ...
Dec 28, 2011 ... Down some pig. Lots of people consider pork to be the luckiest of all foods to eat
on New Year's Day. Why? Pigs are rotund, which represents ...