If there ever was a year to indulge in the central Pennsylvanian New Year tradition of eating pork and sauerkraut, this is the year

The Chambers Hill Fire Company luckily contributed 250 Central Pa residents with their annual fundraiser that sold out 250 dinners in less than an hour

The fire brigade in the Swatara municipality has switched to a drive-through format for their annual fundraising campaign for dinner with pork and sauerkraut.The dinner consisted of pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple sauce, rolls and butter

Almost every area has a different belief that the first meal you eat at the turn of the year can have an impact on what type of year you will have. Different cultures around the world enjoy traditional New Year dishes

Dutch lore of Pennsylvania dictates that eating fermented cabbage and pork will bring good luck in the New Year

The pig roots forward If your first meal includes pork, then according to Pennsylvania German folklore, you’ll keep going year-round. The swelling of the sauerkraut symbolizes bounty

This year, a handful of restaurants and firefighters are selling the meals, following the Tom Wolf government orders selling take-out or drive-through pickup

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Pork and Sauerkraut

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