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In my family, when we grill…we grill. That means no wingin’ it with mediocre meats and slap-dash preparation. I’m talking about grilling recipes. Lots and lots of recipes for marinades, rubs, mains, sides, and desserts. (Yes. You can and totally should grill dessert). The Watskys aren’t the only people who take grilling recipes seriously, but just like everything else, the types of grilling recipes people are searching for differs from state to state. 

deep diveThe Absolute Best Fish to GrillGoogle took a look at the most uniquely searched grilling recipes in each of the 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. What resulted was a mashed-up mix of some usual suspects, along with a few seafood surprises. Grilled salmon wasn’t just the most uniquely searched for seafood—it was the most uniquely searched recipe term, period, with 16 states looking to reel in new recipes. It appears to be a seafood summer altogether because grilled shrimp nabbed the top spot in five states as well, tied with almighty chicken, which also racked up five. Grilled zucchini was the vegetable that turned up most, with seven states on the hunt for new recipes, while Nebraska and D.C. are ready for dessert, searching for “grilled peach” recipes more than any other state.

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Find out the grilling recipes folks in your state have been looking up the most in relation to the rest of the country via Google’s full list below. And you didn’t think we’d leave you high and dry without some recipes ideas of our own, did you? Click the handy links embedded in each state for ideas. While you’re at it, you might want to get the grill going. There’s still three weeks of summer left, after all.  

Uniquely Searched Grilled Recipes, Past Month: 

The term “uniquely searched” means that a state searched for something more than all of the U.S. 

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