SIFT Together : 2 cup all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt
ADD 6 Tablespoons shortening and with a fork cut in to look like fine cornmeal: STIR in 2/3 cup milk
Roundup on lightly floured board. Knead lightly (30 seconds). Roll or pat out with hand about 1/2" thick (only 1/4 for Southern biscuits). Cut with biscuit cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake: 450 degrees 10 to 12 minutes