1 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
or 1 cup milk plus 1/8 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 cup oil
Sift flour, baking powder and salt into mixing bowl. Add shortening and
Add baking soda to buttermilk, then blend into flour mixture.
dough on generously floured surface and sprinkle with additional flour. Do not
overwork dough. Roll out 1/4 inch thick and cut with 2-inch biscuit cutter.
Dip biscuits in oil to cover all sides and place immediately on oiled baking
sheet with all biscuits touching.
Bake at 500 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until nicely browned.