New Year's Foods from Around the World

People all over the world are making sure that they are eating certain foods to be lucky in the new year.
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Juicy sliced pomegranate

Photo by: Anton Balazh

Anton Balazh

Welcoming 2015 means more than celebrating with canapes and bubbly. People all over the world are making sure they are eating certain foods to be lucky in the new year. From pomegranates in Turkey to sauerkraut in Germany, you might find you're craving these international symbols of prosperity and good fortune.

Pomegranates: Turkey

Get your fill of these fruity seeds to bring abundance and fertility in the new year. Try it in:  Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing.



Red Grape With Green Leaf

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Gy??rgy Barna / ThinkStock

Grapes: Spain

Each time the bell tolls once the clock strikes midnight be sure you've got a grape handy. You should be eating a grape for each month of the coming year to ensure a continuous cycle of good fortune. Try them in:  Frozen Grapetini.



Sauerkraut - Russian national food

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Sauerkraut: Germany

This German favorite will bring blessings and wealth for the new year. The more strands in a bowl, the more prosperity 2015 will bring. Try it in:  Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut.



Stock Photo of Salmon on Zinc

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Matt Armendariz, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Fish: Asia and Europe

Swimming ahead and never moving backward, fish symbolize hope for millions in Asia and Europe. Try it in  Poached Salmon with Champagne Sauce.

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