2 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 tbsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1 tbsp Granulated Sugar
1 tsp Salt
2 tbsp Unsalted Butter; chilled and cubed
2 tbsp Lard; chilled and cubed
1 1/2 cup Buttermilk; (chilled)
Preheat oven to 500° F and set oven rack to the center of the oven.
Combine dry ingredients in a food processor and pulse to blend. Add chilled Butter and Lard and pulse until the the mixture looks pebbly.
Remove from the food processor and put this mixture in a bowl and gently stir in the Buttermilk until just incorporated.
Turn onto a flour board and flour the top, and fold over, flour, pat, fold, flour until barely workable.
Cut biscuits and put them on a baking pan prepared with a baking sheet with the sides just kissing each other.
Put them in the oven, close the oven door, and turn the temperature down to 450° F. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
makes 6 Servings