The Stubbs sauce on the ribs was perfect

I knew it was a great gift from my wonderful daughter Elisabeth. The ribs on the grill proved it. I chose the Stubbs sauce from the array of bottles given to me by she and George Three, and my dear wife Karen soaked them up good before I got them on the new Weber grill…

Grill me

The previous owner left us a three-burner Char-Broil when we moved into A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville in October, but … It didn’t light when I tried it back then. Not with the electronic ignition, and not with the long-tipped lighter I always keep for backup, either. Plus, it looked as…

Blossoming crabapple and a good steak

I awoke to a good pour in the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood this Mother’s Day morning. And the coffee pot is still brewing to fill the cup the size of my head. No, I’m talking about the rain that was falling down loud and proud to awaken me this Sunday.…

A quick glimpse at a portable grilling paradise

A trip to the nearby Home Depot to buy some energy-efficient lightbulbs for the back porch ceiling fans earlier this week led to a parking lot discovery that proved some more that summer, she’s a coming. Orange-coned off in the outskirts of the big box parking lot was a lonely tractor-trailer that was drawing a…