How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea from #Wedgwood 1. Bring fresh water to a boil. 2. Warm the teapot with hot water. 3. Add a teabag or measure loose tea to pot or cup. 4. Bring water to full boil and pour over tea. 5. Steep for 3-5 minutes. 6. Remove tea leaves or bag. 7. Add lemon or milk... 8. Enjoy! Start your registry today at Bloomingdale's and let our wedding specialists help you find the perfect tea set.