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These are America’s most popular BBQ recipes by state, according to Pinterest

By Deena Shanker

Summer is the season of bathing suits, beaches and, obviously, serious barbecue. And where to get your best barbecue recipes? Pinterest, of course.

Tastes in the US can vary state-to-state, so the social network has broken down the most popular barbecue recipe pins in each. Chicken is big this year, but if you’re not a fan of the fowl, there is no shortage of bacon, beef, and even *gasp* vegetarian options.

Here are some highlights. For the full list click here.

Alaska, California and Oregon: Chinese BBQ pork buns (Cha Siu Bao)

Arizona and Virginia: BBQ chicken salad

Arkansas and Maine: The best crockpot BBQ chicken

Colorado and New Jersey: Skinny Mexican grilled corn

Washington, D.C., Massachusetts and Washington: BBQ cauliflower salad

Delaware: 5-ingredient chipotle BBQ chicken skewers

Hawaii: Slow cooker BBQ ribs

Illinois: Steak sandwiches

Minnesota: Grilled foil-pack cheesy fries

Montana: Bacon-wrapped cheese hot dogs

South Carolina: Ruth’s Chris Steak House barbecue shrimp Orleans

Tennessee and North Carolina: Bacon bourbon BBQ chicken kebabs

Texas and Oklahoma: The best BBQ chicken kebabs

West Virginia: smokey mesquite BBQ meatball sliders 

Featured photograph by Jun Seita and shared under a Creative Commons license on Flickr. It has been cropped.