When Elderly Stop Eating

When Elderly Stop Eating This is a serious issue. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 11 million, or 28% of people aged 65 and older, lived alone at the time of the last census. This number is expected to go up as the population gets older and their likelihood of living alone only increases. To add insult […]

There is NO PUMPKIN in pumpkin pie spice.

There is no pumpkin in pumpkin pie spice.  While the term brings up fond memories of Thanksgiving, the truth is that this concoction is the five spices that are added to pumpkin and other ingredients to make the pie. The five spices found in Pumpkin Pie Spice are: Cinnamon Ginger Nutmeg or Mace Cloves Allspice […]

Colonel Darrel Hammond?

One of the recent breakthrough TV commercials is the reincarnation of Colonel Harland Sanders in a decided different attitude for Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Sanders died in 1990. The role has been taken by SNL Alum and master celebrity impersonator Darrell Hammond.  We at answersjournal.com have juxtaposed these three pictures for you to review. You can […]

Have you ever tried a donut peach?

Have you ever had a Donut Peach? You owe it to yourself to try one. At first glance, you can tell that this is not your typical variety of peach. The donut peach features a white flesh and a flattish, round shape.  They were introduced into the United States from China in 1869 (where all […]

BOTTOM LINE: How many boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese are sold each year.

BOTTOM LINE: How many boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese are sold each year? According author Kitty Shea, 7 million blue boxes are sold globally each week. Multiply this times 52 weeks  and Kraft Foods sells approximately 364 Million boxes of comfort food worldwide each year. Canadian-born James Lewis Kraft, the founder of Kraft Foods, didn’t […]

BOTTOM LINE: What is the sweetest dessert in the world?

BOTTOM LINE: What is the sweetest dessert in the world? Multiple sources agree that Pavlova,  a dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, takes the cake. It is a meringue cake with a crisp crust and soft, light insides, usually topped with fruit and, optionally, sweet whipped cream. History shows the dessert was created in […]

Everyone Likes Birthday Freebies

Nothing says Happy Birthday like gifts … lots of gifts … and many of your favorite retailers and restaurants want to join you in the festivities. Realtor Steven Safran has assembled a list on his web page that shares over 100 possible free gifts that you could experience on your birthday. Some require valid ID […]

Adults Try Weird Things They Ate As Kids

Kids will try almost anything to see if they can eat it. As we all mature, we know the value of peer pressure and socialization combine to keep us from enjoying such one-time delicacies as White Glue, Play-Doh, Cat Food, Soil, and Chapstick. Thanks to Buzz Feed Blue, these selected specially subjects take a stroll […]