The Alabama Superstition That Will Give You Wealth, Luck, And Happiness In 2017

Here in the South, food has always been an important part of New Year’s traditions, especially the traditional New Year’s Day meal. Each year, many Alabama families eat this traditional New Year’s Day meal, which usually consists of black-eyed peas, collard greens, pork and cornbread. According to superstition, these particular food items will bring luck, wealth and happiness in the new year.

For more information on why these particular food items are such a traditional staple in most Southern homes on New Year’s Day, read below.

Do you and your family celebrate New Year’s Day with this traditional meal? If so, has it ever brought you wealth, luck or happiness? Share your stories with us!

For more food favorites, Here Are 26 Foods That People In Alabama Simply Can’t Get Enough Of.

Happy New Year!