1 pk Dry yeast
1/2 c Warm water
6 c All-purpose flour
3 tb Sugar
1 tb Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
1 c Shortening
1 c Sourdough starter
2 c Buttermilk
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. In a large
mixing bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well
in dry ingredients. Combine starter, buttermilk and yeast and add all
at once to well in dry ingredients. Stir only until well moistened.
Place in large, greased, covered plastic container. Refrigerate. Use
when needed. Remove only as much as needed. Dough should remain good
for 3 to 4 days. Carefully roll out on a well floured surface to 1/2
inch thickness. Cut into biscuit shape. Place on a lightly greased
baking pan with sides touching. Bake at 400 for 15-18 minutes or
until done. Makes 4 dozen biscuits.