2 cups all purpose flour
2 Tbsp sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup shortening or lard
1/4 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup mild with squirt of lemon juice
1. Heat oven to 400. in large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut i shortening and butter , using a pastry blender until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in milk until dough leaves sides of bowl.
2. Grab a rather big handful of dough and hand flatten and shape to about 3/4 inch thick and 4 inches round using a a lightly floured surface to shape them. Less handling is better. On ungreased cookie sheet, place biscuits 1 inch apart for crusty side.
3. Bake 10 - 12 minutes. I like to melt some butter and brush on tops for a golden brown top.
Serve with local honey drizzled over the tops while still warm.
Stir together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 tbsp honey and 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon. I usually make a bunch of this at once, roll it in a log and freeze for future use.