New Years Dessert: L’Uve

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New Years Dessert: L’Uve

The dinner concludes with dried fruit and grapes.  According to tradition, having grapes present on the table during New Year’s ensures that those sitting at the table will be wise and frugal spenders of money.  This is based on the idea that one must exercise significant willpower in order to conserve grapes taken from the grape harvest without eating them until New Year’s Eve.  A person with such willpower will surely be a wise and frugal spender in the coming year!