Indy Star: 5 lucky foods for New Year’s

31 Dec

From Indy Star

5 lucky foods for New Year’s

This story, originally published Dec. 31, 2013, has been updated.Did you know that in Spain, it’s considered good luck to eat one grape with each stroke of the clock at midnight? Or that in Greece, a pomegranate is smashed on the floor when the clock strikes 12? Around the world, certain foods are thought to bring good fortune when consumed (or in the case of the poor pomegranate, destroyed) on New Year’s Eve.Here are five lucky foods to eat on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day for your most prosperous year yet.1. Ring-shaped foodsThese foods should be eaten to signify the year coming full circle. Enjoy ring shaped foods like doughnuts or bagels before you swear off carbs — or at least for the first two weeks of 2017.

One Response to “Indy Star: 5 lucky foods for New Year’s”

  1. pimla15 December 31, 2016 at 1:26 pm #

    Country ham, collards, black-eyed peas and cornbread. That’s the southern New Year’s Day menu.

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