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Ice Cream Cones Have a New Purpose in These Fun Recipes

July 29, 2015 12:01 pm

Although you’ve probably only used ice cream cones for, well, ice cream, the recipe possibilities are truly endless for this sweet, crunchy treat—if you think creatively. Here are three completely unique spins on the classic ice cream cone.

Apple Snack Mix [tasteofhome.com]
This fun snack mix makes a wonderful kids’ party favor at birthday parties or bonfires. Cinnamon flavored cereal, roasted peanuts, sunflower kernels, apple chips, and a number of other hearty ingredients mix together to create a crunchy snack mix that looks adorable served in a sweet waffle cone.

Mini Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes [kraftrecipes.com]
Even if you aren’t serving ice cream in your ice cream cone, you can still emulate the cute look of the beloved summertime sweet. These creative cupcakes are baked into mini ice cream cones and then topped with a swirl of icing that looks just like soft serve.

Popcorn Ball Ice Cream Cones [cookiesandcups.com]
If you prefer the crunch of popcorn to the icy chill of ice cream, you’ll love this fun snack. By mixing the popcorn with marshmallows and chocolate candies, you can create a uniquely sweet treat that looks just like vanilla ice cream. Serve it on top of a classic sugar cone to make it even more authentic!

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Office Closing Early on Saturday, July 25, 2015

July 24, 2015 3:48 pm

Please note that the office will be closing early on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 3:30PM. We appreciate your understanding as the team takes a moment to celebrate the wedding of one of the staff members. The office will not be available for package pick up or other transactions until we re-open on Sunday at noon.

If you are experiencing a maintenance emergency, such as a major appliance outage or lack of air conditioning, please contact 866-964-9295.

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Four Sisters Restaurant: Explore International Cuisine at This Vietnamese Favorite

July 22, 2015 12:35 pm

For fans of pho in the Fairfax area, Four Sisters Restaurant is truly a must. This Vietnamese restaurant excels in preparing rice and vermicelli dishes, but pho soup is its specialty. This soup, a staple of Vietnamese cuisine, features a rich, savory broth that teems with slices of meat or tofu. A hearty dose of noodles, bean sprouts and veggies, plus slices of lime add to the soup's flavor and appeal.

The menu includes a wide variety of types of pho, including beef, chicken, and meatballs over tender rice noodles and savory broth. There are also dinner options for two, four, six, or ten people, which include a smorgasbord of dishes perfect for sampling. All of the food is beautifully presented, and the restaurant itself is equally as attractive.

Bright, colorful artwork lines the walls, and large, round tables provide enough space for the whole family or a group of friends. Four Sisters Restaurant is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Four Sisters Restaurant
8190 Strawberry Lane
Falls Church, VA 22042

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