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New Year’s food

6 Foods to Bring You Luck in 2019

Make sure you eat one of these 6 foods thought to bring good fortune to your 2019… 1. Pork Pigs are a lucky symbol because they root forward. No looking back for this kid. Try our Pennsylvania Dutch Pork and Sauerkraut, Pork and Sage Meatballs (above) or a Super-Easy Rib Recipe. 2. Noodles. In Asian culture, noodles are believed to bring you a long life. Our Cold […]

Black-Eyed Peas, Bacon & Pork

Looking for a recipe to bring you some luck for 2018? This savory one-dish meal made with pork and peas should do the trick. Pigs are said to be lucky because they root forward. Peas, especially black-eyed peas, are said to bring good fortune. Some say you should leave one pea on your plate, to share your luck […]

6 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year’s Day

Every year, my mom makes pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day because it’s supposed to bring us luck in the year to come. I love sauerkraut now, as I kid I hated it but ate it anyway; I didn’t want to risk having a year filled with misfortune. Here are 6 other foods thought to bring good fortune to […]

New Year’s Day Pork & Sauerkraut

Pork and Sauerkraut originated from the Pennsylvania Dutch (German). It has become a tradition to serve as the first meal on New Year’s Day for good luck. Although, not Dutch (as far as we know), I am from Pennsylvania so it is something my...

6 Lucky Foods to Eat to Ensure a Good 2017

Every year, my mom makes pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day because it’s supposed to bring you luck in the year to come. Although I love sauerkraut now, as I kid I hated it. But there was no way I would risk not eating sauerkraut and having a lousy year! So, if you want to have a good 2017, […]