We made it! It’s the first day of 2018…a day for old and new traditions. Watch Pasadena’s annual Tournament of Roses Parade on TV and make its 2018 theme of “Making a Difference” your own this year. Enjoy TV college football like the traditional Rose Bowl game or play a little touch football of your own, weather permitting. Most of all, gather with family and friends for more holiday food, toasts and resolutions (or intentions) for the coming year.
Add some traditional foods to herald in the new year like:
Greens -- kale, peas and collard greens -- to symbolize good luck and good fortune
Black eyed peas for good luck and prosperity (a southern U.S. tradition)
Lentils for good fortune (a custom in Chile and Italy)
Long noodles for long life (an Asian tradition)
Fish for abundance and moving forward
Pork dishes for wealth and prosperity
Pomergrante for long life and fertility
While champagne has become the go-to drink for New Year’s Ev...