Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec
26

The Tradition of the New Year’s Pretzel

Do you know the story behind the New Year’s Pretzel? New Year’s Pretzels are said to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year and are to be eaten at midnight or before breakfast on New Year’s Day. There are a few different stories about the origins of the New Years Pretzel. Some say …

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Dec
15

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, there was fish and more fish even served to the mouse! If this sounds familiar, you’ve experienced the traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes. A Christmas Eve tradition in Italian families throughout the country, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is coming to McGinnis …

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