A paler alternative to your favorite vinegar-based barbecue sauce, this version complements chicken as well as shrimp.
Makes 1 cup
1 1/2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup cider vinegar
Stir together all ingredients. Cover and chill until ready to serve.