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Foodie Friday: The Pregnant Bartender’s Shirley Temple

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Foodie Friday: The Pregnant Bartender’s Shirley Temple

Welcome to a fun edition of Foodie Friday- The Pregnant Bartender! If you like to enjoy a alcoholic beverage when you are not pregnant it can sometimes be difficult to be at a social event and not enjoy a drink with your friends or colleagues. A friend of mine became really good at making up non-alcoholic drinks that are delicious and look like mixed drinks.

When I was pregnant with my daughter I went out to dinner for my birthday. As we were waiting for our table we went to the bar to order a drink. I ordered a Shirley Temple. What I received literally made me cry. The Shirley Temple was served in a martini glass with sugar on the rim and it had a small piece of dry ice at the bottom so that it was emitting a wonderful mist. I suggest the same serving with this easy recipe.

Shirley Temple


* 1/4 cup lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage

* 1 1/2 tablespoons grenadine syrup

* 1 maraschino cherry



1. In a martini shaker add all ingredients and slightly still with ice to chill

2. Dip the rim of the martini glass in water and lightly dip in sugar to coat the rim

3. Pour liquid through a colander into a Martini  glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

A Little Something for New Mama

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  1. Lol! I remember being so excited one night when my husband and I were out to dinner and I was reminded of Shirley Temples. I was sick of drinking just water while I watched him order another great cocktail, and saw some young girls at a table next to us ordering Shirley Temples. I decided to order one myself and it was a great treat!

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