New Years Day feast

Pork Loin with Grape and Pomegranate Sauce, Pan (not so) Fried Black Eyed Peas, Citrus and Honey Green Beans, and Buttered Pretzel Bread.

I mushed a lot of New Years Traditional Foods together.

Pork = Abundance because they root forwards rather than backwards like a chicken.

Pomegranate = Abundance. The Greeks believe that the pomegranate seeds symbolize fertility.

Grapes = In Spain they will eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight to bring luck for the next 12 months.

Black Eyed Peas = Wealth because they supposedly resemble coins.

Chinese Long Beans = Green = Wealth because money is green + Length = Longevity. In Asian cultures they believe noodles symbolize a long life.

Orange and Honey = The Chinese believe that eating Orange and Honey will bring good fortune, wealth, and money.

Buttered Pretzel Bread = Buttered Bread = Good Luck. The Irish believe that banging buttered bread on the door will ward off bad luck. And sharing buttered bread with friends will bring good luck + Pretzel = Luck and Prosperity. The Germans believe pretzels bring luck and prosperity… for some reason…