Posts By: Hilliards Chocolates

THE “SPRING AND EASTER CANDY” CONNECTION

Yesterday was the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.  Spring and candy have a history.   Hilliards House of Candy does a thriving business during the spring. Spring and the rejuvenation of the earth and flowers and trees have influenced the traditions of Easter, one of the most sacred of days in Christianity. Among those… Read more »

ST. PATRICK’S DAY CANDY AT HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY – PICK SOME UP AS A GIFT OR AS A TREAT FOR YOURSELF

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N74VzwMrTO0&feature=related]Hilliards House of Candy has delicious St. Patrick’s Day candy, at all three of its stores: Easton, Canton, and Hanover.  You know that St. Patrick’s Day is special for Hilliards, and with its owners, the married couple, Charlie and Judy McCarthy.   (Just a note: Judy’s maiden name is Hilliard.)   In a tribute to St. Patrick’s… Read more »

Hilliards House of Candy – Making Peppermint Bark

Peppermint bark is something of a Holiday Time candy.  But it is enjoyable and wonderful all year  – especially the peppermint bark that Hilliards House of Candy makes.   Please check out this video of peppermint bark being made at Hilliards House of Candy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRVnLrKuhoQ&feature=fvsr]

AL HILLIARD – CANDY MAKING LEGEND

Al Hilliard (photo attached) is a candy making legend.   If you click on the link below you will be taken to a story on Al that was published this past December.  Enjoy.  Al Hilliard – Candy Making Legend

DELICIOUS!!

Check out this wonderful video which shows Hilliards House of Candy delicious confections being made – and which also provides and shares some background and history on Hilliards.   Sweet!! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e02oTgVjVlU]

COSMIC CHOCOLATE ENERGY IN NORTH EASTON

A little bit of chocolate and sweet history here.   The Hilliards House of Candy headquarters and flagship store is located at 316 Main Street in North Easton, MA, on the corner of Rte. 138/ Washington Street and Main Street.   A little more than a mile away in North Easton is located the house where for… Read more »

HILLIARDS HOUSE OF CANDY BLOG LAUNCHES – SWEET THINGS AHEAD

With this post, the Hilliards House of Candy blog launches.   This blog will be updated every other day, at least – sometimes more frequently – and will include interesting and engaging information and stories on Hilliards and candy and candy making the world over, and more.  This blog is all about sweet and feel good. … Read more »