One-fourth teaspoon soda.

Two tablespoons baking powder.

Half pound lard.

One and a half pints buttermilk.

Half tablespoon salt.

Add flour enough to make the proper dough.

Take pan biscuits are to be mixed in, sift in about half the amount of flour, sifting in the flour at the same time the baking powder, put in the salt and lard mix into the flour, dissolve the soda in part of the milk and add, then add the rest of the milk, mix, then add enough flour to make your dough the proper stiffness, work dough well, working in all the scraps, lay on well dusted bread board and roll out until almost half inch thick, cut with round cutter and bake in hot oven.