Fundraising with Hilliards this Fall

chocolate bars fundraising

As the end of August draws near, we at Hilliards Chocolates’ cannot believe how quickly the summer season went by! School is almost back in session, which means your children are busy picking out new school supplies and back-to-school clothing. And as a parent, you are probably thinking about the upcoming fundraisers for clubs, sports… Read more »

Our Favorite Ice Cream Historical Highlights

Vanilla cookie waffle cone

A delicacy only enjoyed by the most elite and wealthy of individuals until the early 1800s, ice cream is a well-loved summer specialty that we dish out to visitors of all ages here at Hilliards Chocolates’ Easton Ice Cream Parlor! Homemade flavors like Chew Cashew Turtle Soup and Coffee Brownie Madness are some of our… Read more »

Summer’s Favorite Treat: Saltwater Taffy

saltwater taffy

Cooked in large kettles, spun on “Taffy Pull” machines and available in an endless array of colorful flavors, saltwater taffy is a melt-in-your-mouth treat that screams summer. But why is it that this popular confection is only available once per year? Anyone who grew up along the Atlantic Coast of southeastern New England and New… Read more »

Chocolate Quotes and Their Perfect Chocolate Pairs

chocolate dipped oranges

Whether you prefer creamy milk chocolate or semi-sweet dark chocolate, it is impossible to deny that this favorite flavor is quite addicting. The average American enjoys 12 lbs. of chocolate a year, for a total 18 percent of the world’s supply. But we aren’t even the world leader when it comes to chocolate consumption. That… Read more »

Hilliards Annual Fudge Sale Has Just Begun

fudge

Fresh, creamy and full of flavor, fudge is one of our absolute favorite confections. And because we know that our customers love eating homemade fudge just as much as we love making it, Hilliards Chocolates is hosting our annual fudge sale once again! With endless flavor combinations and a rich, creamy texture, there is so… Read more »

National Ice Cream Month is Almost Here!

homemade ice cream

There are so many things to look forward to during the month of July. Not only is it the first full month of summer vacation, but it is also National Ice Cream Month! A delicacy that was originally enjoyed by the elite, ice cream has been a favorite dessert for Americans since the 1700s. According… Read more »

Still Looking for a Father’s Day Gift for Dad? Hilliards Has Some Ideas

ice cream parlor

He’s the one who taught you to ride a bike, helped you through your tough algebra homework and came to your rescue when your car broke down. Finding the perfect gift for dad can be near impossible. How do you express how thankful you are for everything he has done and continues to do for… Read more »

End the School Year with a Thank You Gift from Hilliards!

caramel apples

With another school year coming to a close, many parents are looking for a way to thank their children’s teachers for all the hard work and support they have provided throughout the year. There are lots of different gift ideas to consider, but here at Hilliards Chocolates we are partial to the ones with gourmet… Read more »

Happy National Candy Month!

truffles platter

Not only does the month of June mark the official start to summer, but it is also National Candy Month! One of our very favorite times of year here at Hilliards Chocolates, National Candy Month is an opportunity to enjoy all of the most delicious flavors life has to offer. Wondering how you should celebrate… Read more »

Adorable Favors for Baby Showers

baby shower chocolate pops

There is nothing more exciting than the arrival of a new baby, and if you have a friend or family member who is expecting their first child, you are probably busy planning the perfect baby shower for them. Whether you are looking for a delicious snack for guests to enjoy while the mommy-to-be opens her… Read more »