Lentils for Luck
Lentils are believed to bring abundance, money, and prosperity, especially if you eat them on the first day of the year. This lentil and ham shank dish is so good that it makes you wonder why you would wait until the first day of the year to eat it. It is what we call "comfort food". Served with a spoonful of crème fraiche or sour cream, it is truly simple, very simple, and delicious French cooking!