Although New Year’s fanfare will be much different this year, there are many delicious ways to still make it extra special by curating festive flavors for your table! Whether you’re celebrating the coming of the new year the night before, New Year’s Day, or both, we’ve assembled a list of essentials that are stunning and full of tradition and flavor.
New Year’s Night
TOAST IN STYLE: Fancy appetizers and fizzy drinks are just the way to ring in the new year in style. Stop by our Wine department to talk to our DLM experts for a recommendation to ring in the New Year!
SWEET TRADITION: The tradition of eating 12 grapes at midnight comes from Spain—one grape for every chime of the clock! PRODUCE
CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE: As you meander through our stores, get creative and pull together your own charcuterie & cheese tray. MEAT/THE DLM CHEESE SHOP/DELI — View our Charcuterie Guide
GET THE RECIPE: Wassail is an English punch-like drink meaning “good health.”
GET THE RECIPE: DLM Brioche with Caviar.
ELEGANT OYSTERS: Always in style, see what varieties we are featuring and reserve yours now! SEAFOOD
New Year’s Day
Let tradition shine! New Year’s Day is full of food traditions from a myriad of cultures to celebrate the year to come. Here are a few:
POMEGRANATE & APPLES DIPPED IN HONEY: Sweet foods hint to a sweet year with this Rosh Hashanah tradition.
COMING FULL CIRCLE: Eating any ring-shaped treat (such as a DLM Donut or Unique’s Round Pretzels) symbolizes coming full circle and good fortune.
PORK & SAUERKRAUT: Call it superstition or perhaps just a hankering for this memorable combo. This long-standing tradition is said to bring good luck. Try our duBreton Pork & Barrel-Cured Sauerkraut. View this week’s Club Deals to check out savings on duBreton Pork.
CITRUS: In China, citrus is given as a wish of prosperity. Added bonus is that it boosts your immune system.
GET THE RECIPE: Black eyed peas are a southern staple for welcoming the new year.
WALKERS SHORTBREAD: In Scotland, New year’s Eve is known as Hogmanay and it’s custom for the first person to enter a home in the new year to bring a gift, like shortbread (or whiskey).