Share: Steep To place dry foods, such as tea leaves, in hot water to extract flavor and/or color. Featured Recipes Citrus Tea with Tarragon This citrusy tea accented with tarragon is the perfect way to warm up a chilly winter's afternoon. For a special presentation, add a sugared rim to each cup. —Mary Walters, Westerville, Ohio Sparkling Ginger Lemonade Chill out with this delightful cooler, perfect for springtime bridal showers or hot summer days on the deck. It's a quick fix you'll stir up time after time. —Jodi Blubaugh, Eagle Mountain, Utah Lemon Almond Tea "Try this delightful dressed-up version when you want to serve something other than plain iced tea," suggests Brenda McCaleb of Nashville, Tennessee. "I've used it for all sorts of events." Related Tips Sift To pass dry ingredients such as flour or confectioners' sugar through a fine-mesh strainer or… Mix To stir or beat two or more ingredients together with a spoon or a fork until well combined. Butt End The round end of a ham.