IT’S NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY!!

  Today is National Pretzel Day. It is the custom of Hilliards Chocolates to, in this space, highlight events … and days … dedicated to certain foods. German and Swiss-German immigrants brought with them the recipes for pretzels, and introduced them to North America. In large numbers the newly arrived made a home in Pennsylvania – and to this… Read more »

FOR THE LOVE OF MAPLE FLAVOR – AS MAPLE SUGARING SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE

  Hilliards Chocolates has touted and acclaimed in this space the wonderful flavor of maple. Pure maple flavor is a delight – and its essence and marrow is indigenous to an area that runs from and takes in the northeastern part of the United States and up into Canada. Maple syrup and maple sugar constitute… Read more »

THE HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES ICE CREAM STORY

  Going back almost 25 years ago, now, when Hilliards Chocolates (then Hilliards House of Candy) co-owners, the husband and wife team of Charlie and Judy (Hilliard) McCarthy, decided to open an ice cream parlor in their North Easton location, they did so for a few reasons. “Historically in the warmer months … particularly the summer …… Read more »

LIVING LONG AND WELL – AND ENJOYING CHOCOLATE

Hilliards Chocolates is ever inclined to share information from serious and well credentialed scientific studies that support that chocolate is good for health – whether physical, emotional, or a combination of the two. Then again, physical and emotional health are intertwined. And, along and in keeping with this vein of thought, we wonder if the… Read more »

HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES AND EASTER-TIME – A HAPPY “TWINGE” AND “ACHE” … WARM NOSTALGIA

  So, there we were, in the final episode of season one of the AMC hit show, Mad Men, and Don Draper, creative director and junior partner of the Madison Avenue advertising firm, Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency, is making a pitch to the Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak). Draper is selling his idea on what Sterling… Read more »

HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES AND EASTER-TIME – A LEGACY

Hilliards Chocolates is known, first and foremost, for the delicious fine chocolates and specialty candies we handcraft in our kitchen from the finest and highest quality ingredients. We are also known for our seasonal specialties – for how we provide confections – and how we wrap and present those confections – that are fitting for holidays,… Read more »

HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES DISCUSSES CHOCOLATE IN SOME OF ITS INTERESTING FORMS … INCLUDING OF THE INHALED VARIETY

Almost endless – what can be built out of chocolate. Chocolate can take on many forms. And, let’s face it, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is fiction, but humans can … really … if we tried hard enough, create a chocolate mountain and a chocolate river. Hilliards Chocolate thinks creatively about chocolate. We are constantly envisioning new… Read more »

IT’S NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WEEK – AND HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES IS, AS ALWAYS, BEING … AND TALKING ABOUT … DELICIOUS CHOCOLATES

“And above all … think chocolate!” BETTY CROCKER Betty Crocker had it right. And, today, on the Thursday of National Chocolate Week 2015, Hilliards Chocolates considers it wholly appropriate and most fitting to make this post one which is sort of …. well … broad reflection on our fine chocolates. Hilliards Chocolates is always all… Read more »

HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES WISHES ALL A HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY. HILLIARDS AND THE BOSTON AREA HAVE A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE HOLIDAY

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! In the event you are, at the last minute, still looking for a special St. Patrick’s Day delicious delight, Hilliards Chocolates has a wide variety of delicious homemade chocolates and candies that are festively wrapped and presented for this holiday. These chocolates and candies are available in all our three… Read more »

THINK HILLIARDS CHOCOLATES FOR HIGHLY VALUED SPECIAL EVENT AND GALA FAVORS AND GIFTS

  Here we are, entering mid-March; we are on the cusp of spring, and the season of galas and benefits is about to launch. Organizers and planners of these events which raise money, support, and awareness for important and worthy causes – and thereby improve society and prevent and heal hurt – commit considerable time… Read more »