Serves 1. Recipe is from “The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion: 151 Cocktails That Will Freshen Your Brath, Impress a Hot Date, Cure a Hangover, and More!” by Duane Swierczynski (Quirk Books).
3 dashes grenadine
Miniature plastic sword
1. Pour the ginger ale into a glass filled with ice, add the grenadine, and then stir.
2. Include a couple maraschino cherries. Pierce the cherries with a miniature plastic sword. Kids dig that kind of thing.