Thursday, 11 December 2008
For a dose of luck in the new year, Southerners eat Hoppin' John, Italians turn to lentils, the Japanese favor mochi, and Germans dig into pork and sauerkraut. These dishes and others have properties believed to bring good fortune in the coming year. ...
... Justin Kimbro isn’t sure if eating pork, black-eyed peas and greens on New Year’s Day will change his luck in the coming year. But he’ll eat them just in case.
“I’ve never not eaten it,” said Kimbro, of Murray, Ky. “I don’t like to take chances.” ...
Full Story: On the New Years menu: prosperity and luck?; By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON Associate Press, on AJC.com
Snowflakes from Bigoo.ws