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  • How-To

    How to Make Cream Scones

    Tender and sweet, scones are equally satisfying as breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up.

  • Recipe

    Drambuie Caramel Apple Cider

    You haven't had warm apple cider like this before. It's festive and sweet, and the caramel and warm spices make it the perfect dessert cocktail for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any…

  • Recipe

    Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

    Adding a touch of cornstarch and using confectioners’ sugar instead of granulated makes these cookies tender and crumbly, and a full teaspoon of salt is key to their sweet-salty flavor…

  • Recipe

    Espresso Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

    Coffee and chocolate make shortbread feel less like a mid-afternoon snack with tea, and more like a full-fledged dessert, especially if dipped in melted chocolate as suggested in the variation.

  • Recipe

    Lemon Shortbread Cookies

    A hint of citrus brightens up classic shortbread cookies.

  • Recipe

    Cinnamon Toast Shortbread Cookies

    Ground cinnamon makes shortbread cookies even more comforting. Have them at breakfast if you want, we won't tell.

  • Recipe

    Double Ginger Shortbread Cookies

    Ginger two ways—fresh and crystallized—adds a little zing to otherwise classic shortbread.

  • Recipe

    Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

    Cardamom adds just a subtle intriguing note to classic shortbread.

  • Recipe

    Bourbon Hot Toddy

    While a hot toddy can’t cure a cold or the flu—as it was thought to do when the drink was invented in the late 19th century—it sure can soothe the…

  • Recipe

    Lemon Cornmeal Shortbread Bars

    This shortbread is buttery and fragrant with lemon zest. The texture is chewier than traditional shortbread, and I’ve added cornmeal for crunch and texture.

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