Cut in shortening.
Add milk gradually to make a soft dough.
Put the dough on a floured board and pat or roll to 1 inch thickness.
Cut with a biscuit cutter.
Place close together on ungreased cookie sheet.
Handle dough and cut biscuits lightly and as little as possible.
Bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees.
Makes 10 to 12 biscuits.