Shirley Temple

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).

Ginger ale

3 dashes grenadine

Maraschino cherries

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.