THE BISCUITS! Preparation time: about 20 minutes...the best 20 minutes you'll probably ever spend cooking! Serves 12-16. Cooking Conversion Table Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening 4 1/2 cups flour 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoons soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups buttermilk Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F Combine flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder Cut shortening into mixture with pastry blender until size of peas Add buttermilk and stir until it holds together Turn out onto a floured surface or pastry cloth Knead 10 times Roll 3/4 to 1 inch thick and cut with proper cutter Place on sheet pan and brush with melted butter (be generous) Bake for 10-12 minutes, depending on your oven Split these and ladle my hot sausage gravy over them! This is really goooood!