New Year's Good Luck Recipes
Looking for the perfect recipe to ring in good luck this upcoming New Year? Look no further! We've compiled our favorite recipes for common foods eaten to bring luck during the next year!
Greens, Black Eyed Peas, and Cornbread are traditionally paired together for a New Year's meal. The greens symbolize money and wealth. The peas symbolize coins, and the cornbread symbolizes gold. Use our Simple, Seasoned, Dressed Greens recipe and Skillet Cornbread recipe to make your perfect New Year's meal.
Pork and Cabbage are another popular New Year's Meal combination. Many choose to prepare them together as Brats with Sauerkraut. The pork represents progress because pigs root forward, and many other animals do not. Sauerkraut is said to bring wealth in the new year, and the long strands symbolize longevity. Use our Brats with Sauerkraut recipe this year to make the perfect dish to ring in the New Year!
Fish is another dish associated with New Year's good fortune. Fish are considered lucky for a few different reasons. They swim forward, symbolizing progress. They swim in schools, symbolizing abundance. Their scales also represent coins. Try our Creole Blackened Salmon dish this New Year's, or search our collection of recipes for a different fish recipe to try!
Noodles are another traditional food for good luck on New Year's. The long length of noodles is meant to symbolize resilience and a long life. Try our Simple Lo Mein recipe this New Year's!
Cake is also a traditional New Year's good luck food. Round shapes symbolize the circle of life. Complete your New Year's celebrations with our delicious Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake!
No matter what you decide to cook for your New Year's celebration, we wish you a Happy New Year! A new year means more opportunities to grill and try new recipes! Happy Grilling!