For the flavor of pepper to really stand out it has to be fresh. Buy whole peppercorns & grind them in a spice grinder or blender on high speed.
makes ~3.5 cups
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
- For a turkey, salt first and bake until it is halfway done. For the last half of the cook time, brush the turkey generously with the marinade (cook uncovered).
- For chicken, you can put the marinade on right at the beginning, since it takes much less time to cook.
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