Cookout USA explores the culinary contributions that each state makes to the United States of grilling. Some of the selections weren’t surprising – brats from Wisconsin, lobster from Maine and roasted corn from Illinois. A few of the other selections were pretty surprising – hamburgers made with ground cherries from Michigan, grilled pizza from Rhode Island and barbequed pork salad from Arkansas. The barbequed pork didn’t surprise me but a barbequed pork salad did. Although, I have to say that it sounds truly delicious.
If you are looking for some new and interesting dishes to grill this year, give Cookout USA a try. And, if you have little kids, you can use it as a geography lesson. You can serve pineapple from Hawaii, North Carolina barbequed sweet potatoes, Tennessee ribs, Indiana beer can chicken and Utah dutch oven cherry cobbler.