The residents of Illinois are big fans of cooking out and here are their fifteen top foods they enjoy throwing on the grill.

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I'll admit that I'm a fairweather griller. I have no desire to stand in the cold while cooking out. As soon as it gets nice out though, my barbeque is going just about every night. It's definitely my favorite way to prepare food. I've been eating like a king for the last couple of weeks. I have my preferred things to make but I always like to find out what others do for dinner. Here's a list of Rockford's favorite foods to put on the grill.

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1. Steak

  • By Far the number one choice.

2. Chicken

  • Not surprised by this pick.

3. Brats

  • Being so close to Wisconsin, this makes sense.

4. Pork Chops

  • I haven't made any in a long time, I think I'll have to add it to my list.

5. Burgers

  • You can never go wrong with a good one on the grill.

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6. Seafood

  • Not my thing but I'm sure it's tasty

7. Ribs

  • They can be a lot of work but definitely worth it.

8. Turkey

  • I'm all in with the turkey burgers.

9. Hot Dogs

  • Kids love them so much I'm surprised they didn't score higher.

10. Wings

  • Perfect selection when you have friends over to hang out.

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11. Beans

  • It's the very best way to cook some.

12. Pizza

  • I tried it once and all I got was a big mess.

13. Stir Fry

I've never thought about trying this method but sounds good.

14. Duck

  • That will be a hard pass for me.

15. Roadkill (raccoon and possum)

  • I'm guessing someone was trying to be funny.

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