Ready your buttermilk. Preheat oven to 400°F.
Mix together the dry ingredients. Grate in the cold butter. Mix with hands, snapping/pinch to keep the butter in small pieces.
Add most of the buttermilk. Mix the dough wiht a fork until shaggy and holding together. Don't over mix. Add more buttermilk or flour as need.
Turn dough out onto a floured countertop. Press out to about an inch thick.
Cut circles, using a cookie cutter, biscuit cutter or glass, being careful not to twist the cutter.*
Place biscuits on a lined cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, until lightly golden.
Serve warm with the butter.