EASTER DAY HOURS AT OUR STORES

Here are the Easter Day hours at our stores: Easton (Rte. 138) – 8:30-4 Canton (at the Village Shoppes, just off Cobbs Corner) – 10-3 Hanover (Rte. 123) – 9-3 HAPPY EASTER!!

CREAM FILLED EGGS – FOR EASTER – AT HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY

Now, really, how good do these delish delights (pictured above) look? Yumm!!   For several decades, among the most popular Easter confections that Hilliards House of Candy makes in its kitchen are our Cream Filled Eggs.   We have dark chocolate egg shells filled with either butter cream or coconut cream – and milk chocolate egg shells filled [...]

HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY AND EASTER – THE LEGACY CONTINUES

When choosing delicious Easter candy, and beautifully arranged, designed, and wrapped Easter baskets filled with scrumptious delights, Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston has been a favorite destination for more than 60 years.  (Among those scrumptious Easter delights are our Caramel Bunny Apples, pictured above.) Our three stores are busy – in [...]

REMEMBER – APRIL 15, 2013

“CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY” – IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS, AND MORE THAN 20 MILLION COPIES SOLD

  It was in 1964 – 50 years ago – that “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” written by Roald Dahl, was first published. The book, the most famous that Mr. Dahl wrote, became a children’s classic, and has sold more than 20 million copies.  Lots and lots of chocolate in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” [...]

INNOVATION IN DESSERTS – INCLUDING A NEW TAKE ON THE ICE CREAM SANDWICH

Followers of this blog know that Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – is frequently on the look out for scrumptious confections that we can highlight and for which we can provide a “call out.” It doesn’t matter where on earth the sweets are made or can [...]

“POPCORN TICKLE” – THE HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY HOMEMADE VERSION OF CARAMAL POPCORN

Like so many other traditional American sweets, the Hilliards House of Candy homemade version of that sweet takes the confection to a new level of deliciousness.   Hilliards House of Candy –  the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston –  uses the highest quality ingredients in its candies, and handcrafts and prepares the ingredients [...]

HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY SAYS, “RIGHT ON, LUCY!!”

  “All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!”   LUCY VAN PELT in “Peanuts” by CHARLES M. SCHULZ  

CRYSTALLIZED GINGER – A LONG-TIME FAVORITE OF HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY CUSTOMERS

We launch the weekend, highlighting a confection that Hilliards House of Candy customers have enjoyed for decades – crystallized ginger.  To make this scrumptious delight, dried ginger root is cooked in a sugar syrup until the liquid envelops the ginger and crystallizes.  What results is a delicious medley of spicy and sweet – something like biting into ginger [...]

CHOCOLATE – A SECRET TO A HAPPIER AND MORE PRODUCTIVE WORKPLACE? MAYBE

  Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, frequently posts in this space on breaking news reports about research on chocolate.  To that end, we call your attention to a story published on Monday at Yahoo! Shine that discusses research conducted at the University of Warwick in Britain which suggests consumption of [...]

SO IT WASN’T BY ACCIDENT – THE FIRST CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE

Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, has made note on this blog that the inventor of the chocolate chip cookie, Ruth Wakefield, used to live on Mechanic St. in North Easton, a little more than a mile from the location of our flagship store, also in North Easton. [...]

HERE’S A LINK TO THE FULL WCVB TV CHANNEL 5 “CHRONICLE” SEGMENT THAT FEATURES HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY

Late last month, we featured here a post about a WCVB TV Channel 5 “Chronicle” magazine story, aired on February 24th, that focused on the beautiful town of Easton, and its positive and enriching elements, including Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston.   In the previous post, we provided you [...]

HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY’S “ST. PATTY’S FAVORITE OREO COOKIES”

Throughout the year, Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, handcrafts in its own kitchen, delicious confections. And, throughout the year, among those delicious confections, are those that are specially made and offered for the season.   One of the special delights we make for St. Patrick’s Day are our [...]

WE JUST HAD TO CALL ATTENTION TO THIS – THE “CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MILK SHOT”

Did you see this in the news this week? A most welcome and delicious invention – for sure.  The chocolate chip cookie milk shot. Yumm!!  Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, is frequently on the lookout for novel and tasty confections that we can talk about here in [...]

MARCH 1, TOMORROW; THINKING AHEAD TO ST. PATRICK’S DAY AND SPRING

Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, reminds everyone that tomorrow is March 1, and March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, and spring begins on March 20.  This winter is going to end … eventually.  In the effort to get out ahead of winter, and looking forward to spring, [...]