Jamaican Rum and Caramel Cooking Banana Slices

Gordon Ramsay’s Scotch Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas

The front page of Reddit yesterday had a Gordon Ramsay recipe for Scotch Pancakes with Caramelized Banana.  For my fellow Americans, that translates into a dessert made of buttermilk pancakes drizzled in caramelized bananas that had been flambéed in a dark Jamaican rum topped with vanilla bean ice cream.   [mainbodyad]Any time you combine fire with a drink made famous by…

Sinead O'Connor Catholic Church Abuse

Doing the Right Thing Can Be Hard – But You Should Do It, Anyway

Twenty one years ago, in a time long before it was common knowledge, a now-devoutly religious musician discovered that the Catholic Church had become what essentially amounted to the largest and best funded pedophile ring on the planet, shielded by the good-natured willingness of communities to give the benefit of the doubt to those they saw as authority figures and a hierarchy filled with men who were more concerned about protecting reputation than saving children. Rapists were shifted from town to town, city to city, with no mention of their undisclosed molestation to parents who allowed their innocent sons and daughters to be around these monsters.