Preheat oven to 400 degrees
In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, poultry seasoning and sugar. Add the cold shortening and butter pieces and blend well using your hands until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk. The dough will be moist and sticky.
Dust a work surface with flour and cornmeal. Turn dough onto the floured surface. Gently fold each side toward the center. Flour surface again, and repeat process once more.
Using your hands, press the dough out until it is one-inch thick.
Cut 1 1 /2-inch size biscuits and place them on a lightly greased baking sheet. Let biscuits rest 15 minutes before baking.
Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown
Yield: 25-30 biscuits