Summertime—when the mercury spikes, and with it, Google searches for grilling and pitcher-drink recipes. Outdoor cooking searches double from April to May, and stay elevated through the end of August. According to the search giant, chicken is king when it comes to search queries, but searches for salmon on the grill trump those for steak. And of course, it wouldn't be summer without a pitcher of cocktails on the patio. May has established itself as margarita time, but come July, sangria and mojitos replace it as the drink of choice, per Google search data.
Infographic: Carlos Monteiro