A device having holes punched in it or made of crossed wires for separating solid matter from a liquid: a tea strainer
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- When the pan & broth are cool enough not to burn you, set up a pan big enough to hold all the liquid with a strainer or colander resting over it.
- Leaf strainers and wire mesh don't always work.
- Pour liquid through a fine strainer into a jar; discard leaves.