11 facts to raise your grilling IQ

Nearly 80 million Americans have grilled out in the past year.

(CNN)As we fire up the grill for Dad this Father's Day weekend, here are some sizzling facts to know about Americans' love affair with grilling:

75 - Percent of Americans who own an outdoor grill or smoker.
1 - The No. 1 grilling holiday is Fourth of July, when 87% plan to turn it up! Other popular days: Memorial Day, Father's Day and Labor Day.