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Dry Rub for Game Birds
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This gives extra flavour to dove, quail, pheasant, wild turkey, and other fowl. Adjust ingredients to taste or to compliment what you're cooking.

Serves/Makes:1/2 cup

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) pickling spice, crushed in a mortar and pestle or spice mill
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) coarsely-ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) white pepper
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) dry mustard
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) powdered ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cayenne
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) ground nutmeg
  • 6 to 8 juniper berries, crushed in a mortar and pestle or spice mill
  • Stir all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Store the rub in a tightly closed jar.
It keeps indefinitely but loses its potency over time.

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