With how many cultures are out there, this is a bit of a mix and match. These appear to, by enlarge, be the popular meanings of things to eat or avoid, though.

I always enjoy these kinds of traditions. My cornbread and beans are on there not being much scientific evidence showing a correlation between fish and bankruptcy, but they’re fun things to follow anyway. I wonder if there’s any element of self fulfilling prophecies involved…

The legumes, greens, and cornbread apparently stand for pennies, dollars, and gold, respectively.