If you are using shortening then add it direct to the bowl, if using lard, grate it into the bowl. Using a large and blunt knife work the shortening around the bowl until it is roughly incorporated. Keep stirring and working.
The two main secrets with our Bojangles biscuit recipe are; keep your shortening from melting, and ensure that you have enough rising agent to make them stand as tall as possible. Bojangles biscuits go really well with a whole host of things. From gravy to bacon to pimento cheese.