cream of tartar
( like Crisco, etc.)
- Sift dry ingredients together THREE times.
- Cut in the shortening until the consistency of corn meal.
- Store in covered container at room temperature.
- For Biscuits: for each 1 cup of mix, add 1/4 cup milk, pat out on a floured board and cut.
- Bake 10 minutes at 400.
- For Pancakes: for each 3 cups mix, add 1 egg and 1 1/2 cup milk.
- Stir only until moistened.
- Bake on hot griddle.
- These are extremely thick and"meaty".