THE HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY HAZELNUT TRUFFLE IS “ARE YOU KIDDING ME?” GOOD!!

Now … really … how incredibly, ridiculously, decadently, scrumptiously, deliciously, lusciously … good do these Hilliards Hazelnut Truffles look? But here’s the thing – these truffles taste so, so much better.  Yes –made in our own kitchen – satiny smooth chocolate hazelnut ganache enveloped in our own premium milk chocolate and chopped hazelnuts.  Hilliards House [...]

EARN A DOCTORATE IN CHOCOLATE STUDIES?

Hilliards House of Candy – the leading chocolate and candy maker in Greater Boston – has delighted confections lovers for close to 90 years.  We surely know a lot about chocolate – even as we always strive to learn more. Still, we consider ourselves as smart and educated on chocolate as just about any group [...]

TODAY HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY DOES A CALL OUT FOR ITS DELICIOUS HOMEMAMDE WAFFLE CONES

Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – delivers confectionery delicious and scrumptious in so many, many ways.   Even if you have been a patron and fan of Hilliards for several years, you can probably still find in our stores another candy or treat you have not tried [...]

100 YEARS AGO, “THE GREAT WAR” – LATER TO BE KNOWN AS “WORLD WAR I” – COMMENCED. OUT OF – AND SURVIVING THE CARNAGE OF – THAT CONFLICT, IS THE WONDERFUL AND SOUL-ENRICHING STORY OF THE “CHOCOLATE SOLDIER”

World War I commenced on July 28, 1914 – and lasted until November 11, 1918. More than 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died in the conflict – one of the most devastating and lethal in history. What is always true – and infinitely redeeming – is that goodness and nobleness and virtue can [...]

IT’S AUGUST – AND THAT MEANS THAT ALL THIS MONTH THE HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY TOFFEE SALE IS ON

Every August – for all of August – Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, holds its “Almond Toffee Crunch Sale.” Normally, a 7.5 ounce bag of our Almond Toffee Crunch sells for $11.95. Yet during August, for in-store purchases, the price is reduced to $7.50. A tremendously delicious [...]

IN PRAISE OF MILK CHOCOLATE – A FOLLOW UP TO NATIONAL MILK CHOCOLATE DAY

This past Tuesday was National Milk Chocolate Day, and as a follow up, Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – provides a link here to a wonderful story, published on the occasion at The Huffington Post.  Titled, “In Defense Of Milk Chocolate, The Underdog Of The Chocolate [...]

FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE 2014 HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY FUDGE SALE

  Every year … for the entire month of July … Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – holds its renowned fudge sale.  Today and tomorrow are the final days of the 2014 sale – the final two days this year to purchase 1 lb. of our [...]

Hollywood Screen Star Abigail Spencer Loves Her Chocolate

    “I love nothing more than a good, rich, dark chocolate. It exhilarates. It satisfies.”    ABIGAIL SPENCER

A LONG AND HEALTHY – AND HAPPY – LIFE. SWEETS – WHOLESOMELY CONSUMED – CAN BE A PART OF IT.

It is the solidly held contention of Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – that moderate consumption of sweets can be consistent with overall healthy living.  Confections can not only be consistent with a healthy life – but a long and healthy and happy life.  Of course, [...]

TODAY IS NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY! HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY’S ICE CREAM PARLOR IN ITS EASTON STORE IS OPEN UNTIL 10 THIS EVENING

Thirty years ago, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed the third Sunday in July to be National Ice Cream Day.  Hilliards House of Candy makes the most delicious ice cream in our own kitchen – and serves it at our ice cream parlor in our Easton store.  It is most appropriate on this day – and any day during [...]

AN EDITORIAL ON THE “MORAL ASPECT OF AND PROPER ATTITUDE TOWARD CANDY” – PUBLISHED 92 YEARS AGO TODAY

Humanity and its relationship with all things enjoyable – and the prevailing opinions on the nature of those things that are enjoyable – change and modify through the years.  Varying, always, are how positive, sensible, negative, and reasoned are the change and modification.  Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in [...]

IT’S JULY – AND THAT MEANS THE HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY ANNUAL FUDGE SALE IS ON

Yes it is on again – just as it is every year throughout July: the Hilliards House of Candy fudge sale.   Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – is famed for its scrumptious and delicious fudge.  We craft our fudge in our kitchen, stirring the highest quality butter and [...]

AS AMERICA CELEBRATES ITS INDEPENDENCE, HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY LOOKS BACK TO 1976 – THE BICENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF OUR NATION – AND AN INCREDIBLE CONFECTION BUILT TO HONOR THE HISTORIC OCCASION

Back in 1976, to celebrate America’s bicentennial, Sara Lee Corporation did something truly epic:  designing and building a 65-foot high, 30-ton, seven-tiered version of the classic Sara Lee chocolate cake  – with this cake, the Bicentennial Birthday Cake, decorated with royal icing depictions of scenes and portraits from American history. As well, the bottom tier of the [...]

THIS IS A BIT HARSH. SOMETIMES CANDY IS USED FOR … WELL … KIND OF … THE WRONG REASON

It is a South Korean thing – apparently.   Hilliards House of Candy – the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston – is in the practice of not only crafting in our kitchen the tastiest, most scrumptious, and most delicious confections.  For, you see, we also like to study the history of candy and [...]

GLOBAL CHOCOLATE SALES ARE BOOMING – FUELED BY SCIENTIFIC REPORTS AND STUDIES THAT SHOW CHOCOLATE PROVIDES HEALTH BENEFITS. AND IN A TREND IN WHICH HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY HAS BEEN OUT FRONT – CHOCOLATE IS BEING PAIRED AND COMBINED WITH FOODS AND FLAVORS IN ALL SORTS OF NEW AND INNOVATIVE WAYS

  Hilliards House of Candy, the leading candy and chocolate maker in Greater Boston, is always happy and inclined to share good news about chocolate.   Of course, we are never shy about pointing to, calling out, heralding, and touting studies that validate the health benefits of chocolate.   And in the continued interest of spreading the [...]