North African-Style Rub

1 tbsp cloves
1 tbsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp ground coriander
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Makes about 4 tbsp

Put cloves and peppercorns in a food processor or electric grinder and process until crushed to coarse powder. Don’t grind too long or the spices will become oily.
Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Rub the mixture into meat at least 4 hours before cooking.
Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to cook.
*This mixture can be used to coat vegetables – drizzle with oil and bake at 400 for 25 minutes turning occaisionally.



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