"When I'm at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there's a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who's struggling mightily with a fork."--Rick Budinich
1 1/2 cups unsifted flour 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 egg 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 rounded Tablespoons lard
Sift dry ingredients. Cut lard in with a pastry blender until like coarse meal. Mix egg in buttermilk. Add to flour until a soft dough forms. Using 1/2 cup flour, knead and roll dough to 1/2 inch. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 450º on middle shelf for about 10 minutes.
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