Sift flour, salt and baking powder into mixing bowl
Add shortening and blend well
Add baking soda to all the buttermilk then blend into flour mixture. DO NOT OVER WORK DOUGH
Heavily flour surface and the top of the dough (it's pretty sticky) and roll out 1/4 thick and cut with 2 inch biscuit cutter OR cut into squares. Dip biscuits in oil to cover all sides and place on oiled baking sheet immediately with all biscuits touching.
Bake at 500F for 8.5-10 minutes or until nicely brown.
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