ORANGE TEA HOT TODDIE
1 (3-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges
1/4 cup honey
1/8 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
3 regular-size orange pekoe tea bags
1/2 cup bourbon
Bring first 4 ingredients and 1 qt. water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove pan from heat.
Add tea bags; steep 10 minutes.
Remove and discard solids, using a slotted spoon. Whisk in bourbon, and serve hot or warm.
(source: Southern Living Magazine)