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. It is common in the United States...
New Year's Day, and the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve, are celebrated with parties, fireworks and special events .
Sauerkraut is also the most important ingredient in traditional soups, such as
shchi ... along with pork, is eaten traditionally in Pennsylvania on New Years Day.
This is a German custom. Pennsylania Dutch, of German descent, also serve
these foods. "Throughout history ...
At midnight on New Year's Day, Germans everywhere clinck glasses and say "
Prosit ... Eating Sauerkraut on New Year's Eve is a long-standing tradition in
Germany. ... believe that eating a meal with pork will bring luck in the coming new
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.
Jan 2, 2015 ... Growing up, our New Year's Day meal was always a pork roast, mashed potatoes
, and sauerkraut, whether we liked it or not.
Read Lucky Foods for the New Year - Our guide to feasting for future fortune. ...
the Germans consume sauerkraut (cabbage) while in the southern United ... In
the Southern United States, it's traditional to eat black-eyed peas or ... The
custom of eating pork on New Year's is based on the idea that pigs symbolize
This is the traditional New Year's Day meal I learned from my husband, whose
family originated in central Pennsylvania. It's wonderful, especially served with ...
Dec 30, 2010 ... New Year's Day pork and sauerkraut might not be lucky, but why take ... But
there's something about that Pennsylvania Dutch tradition that has ...