1Sift flour, salt and baking powder into mixing bowl
2Add shortening and blend well
3Add baking soda to all the buttermilk then blend into flour mixture. DO NOT OVER WORK DOUGH
4Heavily 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.
5Bake at 500F for 8.5-10 minutes or until nicely brown.
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