Dec 27, 2016 ... You'd think since I'm German on my dad's side that I would have learned of the
tradition of eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day as a ...
Dec 31, 2015 ... There's nothing quite like New Year's Day in a Pennsylvania household as the
smell of fermented cabbage emanates through the kitchen as ...
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 year.
Dec 29, 2016 ... pork and sauerkraut. Many families in central Pennsylvania will prepare pork and
sauerkraut on New Year's Day. (File photo ). Print Email.
Dec 27, 2016 ... It's a tradition in central Pennsylvania to eat pork and sauerkraut on Jan. 1. If you
won't be making your own, several churches, diners and ...
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.
"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 ...
Jan 1, 2017 ... There are people out there who make it a mission to eat pork and sauerkraut the
first chance they get on New Year's Day. Here's the reason ...
Dec 30, 2016 ... The tradition is steeped in German belief that eating the meal on the first day of
the year will bring good luck and good health in the New Year.
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.