The dish Georgians need help grilling this July 4th holiday

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Backyard grilling is one perk of warm weather. If not cooked correctly, however, a backyard burger can be deadly. More than 100,000 pounds of ground beef has been recalled this year because of E. coli contamination. The CDC recommends cooking ground beef to a minimum internal temperature of 160° F to prevent foodborne illnesses. Never put cooked burgers on the platter where you had the raw patties. Always wash your hands after handling any raw meat.

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Are we looking for tips to grill hamburgers or hot dogs? Neither, it turns out

Many Americans will celebrate our country’s birthday this weekend by tossing burgers and hot dogs on the grill. After all, the quintessential American trio is baseball, hot dogs and apple pie.

Only there is no baseball this year; and, it seems, many Georgians are changing their menu.

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The Daily Meal looked at each state's Google searches to see what people need tips to cook up this holiday weekend.

The results range from asparagus (Iowa) to zucchini (Tennessee), with some states still needing help with those burgers.

Georgians either already have a satisfactory burger routine or are looking to change things up this year, because our unique search was for lobster tails.

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“To grill lobster tails,” The Daily Meal wrote, “set the grill to medium heat. If you’re using charcoal, make sure you leave a cool spot without any coals underneath it. Brush the tails with a cooking oil and season generously. Cook with the meat side down for about five minutes, flip and grill the other side for another five minutes or until the meat is opaque.”

So, with baseball on hold and lobster tails replacing hot dogs, where does apple pie stand? It's still the No. 1 pie in the United States and North America, according to TasteAtlas.

During the coronavirus quarantine, Georgians also have been searching for ways to prepare zucchini and cabbage, The Daily Meal previously reported.

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