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, ...
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), ...
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 ... In addition to eating sauerkraut, eating pork on New Year's Day is another
German tradition. Pork signifies abundance and plenty of food.
... played side dish to the pig on New Year's Day, not because it bears ... ---"Eat '
sour cabbage' for a sweet year; Having ...
A pork and sauerkraut meal on New Year's Day is a German tradition that is
believed to bring good luck and good health during the upcoming months.
Dec 31, 2015 ... The expression "high on the hog" refers to the choice cuts of pork, those from the
... there's no reason not to be in "hog heaven" for at least one day. ... Italians eat
lentils on New Year's for wealth and prosperity because the flat ...
Dec 22, 2010 ... 1: Pork and Sauerkraut. Not only do pork and sauerkraut taste good together,
they'll bring you good luck if eaten together on New Year's Day, ...
Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year's Eve are ... pork,
beans, and greens are combined in a dish called Hoppin' John for New Year's ...