Greens, Black Eyed Peas Mean Good Luck When on New Years Day Menu
So you are preparing your menu for New Year's day. With a 90% chance of rain you are tempted to make gumbo. Don't do it! You have to eat lucky food so you'll make some money in 2013!
We always have a pork roast, greens and black eyed peas. I was told as a kid that you had to eat green and black eyed peas or you would not make any money that year. The greens represent green backs or bills and the black eyed peas are for coins. According to Reader's Digest there are seven lucky foods you need to eat tomorrow. One of them is cake! It looks like Christmas was not the end of my gluttony!