- 12 quail, main body bones and wings removed but with leg and thigh bones intact (about 3 pounds ready-to-cook weight)
- Freshly ground pepp
- Preheat the oven to 475 degrees.
- Sprinkle the quail inside and out with freshly ground pepper and arrange them breast side up on a baking sheet. Wrap each quail around the breast portion with half a slice of bacon.
- Blend the oil, vinegar, and th