"Dissolve yeast in 2 tablespoons lukewarm water.
Sift dry ingredients together; cut in shortening.
Add yeast mixture and buttermilk; knead until dough holds together.
Roll out to 1/2 to 3/4-inch thickness; cut with biscuit cutter.
Fold in half as for Parker House rolls; place on baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
Dough may be frozen or chilled for later use."