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GERMAN NEW YEARS EVE CUSTOM

IN OUER FAMILY IT IS CUSTOMARY TI INCLUDE SAURKRAUT IN THE NEW YEAR'S
EVE MEAL. EATING THIS VEGETABLE WILL MAKE ONE WEALTHY THE WHOLE
NEXT YEAR.

Submitter comment: MY GRANDMOTHER ALWAYS THOUGHT THE NEW YEARS EVE MEAL SHOULD INCLUDE
SAUERKRAUT. SHE LEARNED THIS CUSTOM FROM HER PARENTS WNEN SHE WAS 4.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; JOHNSTOWN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 31 New Year's Eve
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year

Date learned: 00-00-1962 ; 00-00-1905

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