Lucky foods on New Year's Day

Posted by ESC on January 01, 2004

I can't remember that we had this custom in southern West Virginia when I was growing up. But I've picked up the habit of eating blackeyed peas on New Year's -- just in case. I knew it was a southern habit, but this article says the Greeks eat blackeyed peas also.

Do you folks outside the U.S. try to boost your luck with any certain food item?

Dec. 30, 2003, 5:40PM

Food and fortune
From grapes to black-eyed peas, lucky foods can work like a charm for the new year
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