Preheat oven to 400°
Mix together flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder.
Add the lard and work through with a fork or pastry cutter
Put the tsp of vinegar in with the milk; add milk slowly to the dry mixture.
Add cheese and mix just till all dry ingredients are combined.
Place dough on a floured surface and knead gently till smooth - about 2 minutes.
roll out dough to 1/2 to 3/4 inch thickness.
Cut out biscuits and re-roll extra dough, cutting more biscuits till all are cut.
Place in a cast-iron skillet.
You should have 8 biscuits and they should be touching each other in the skillet.
Bake till the tops are golden brown. Approx. 15 minutes depending on your oven.