Posts Categorized: Summer Treats

Relax this Labor Day with Something Sweet

There is nothing better than indulging in gourmet chocolates and decadent ice cream, and a hard-earned holiday gives you the perfect excuse! Labor Day was created in the late 19th century to celebrate the hard working people all around the country that work tirelessly to support their families and themselves. As a result, we now… Read more »

Hilliards Chocolates Celebrates National Ice Cream Month

Hilliards Chocolates produces a variety of chocolate options, from chocolate turtles to chocolate truffles that are creamy enough to make you melt. In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Hilliards Chocolates is opening up about their dedication to producing high quality, super premium ice cream. We started making and serving ice cream in 1991, as… Read more »

Our Favorite Ice Cream Historical Highlights

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

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 »