Posts Tagged: Boston Chocolate

From Currency to Beverage to Bars: The Story of Chocolate

From boxes of assorted chocolates to chocolate covered pretzels, when we think of chocolate today, we think of a sweet and flavorful confection that we eat. But what many chocolate lovers don’t know is that throughout much of history this gourmet delight was a beverage, not a food. Grown near the Equator, cacao trees grow… Read more »

Start the New Year with a Sweet Celebration

After a wonderful Christmas holiday surrounded by family and friends, we at Hilliards Chocolates are looking forward to ringing in the New Year with our loved ones as well. 2015 has been such a great year and we are so excited to see what pleasant surprises and delicious candies 2016 has in store for us… Read more »

Happy National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!

At Hilliards Chocolates, we firmly believe that chocolate makes everything better, and National Chocolate Covered Anything Day is the perfect opportunity to put our theory to the test.  There are an endless number of possibilities to consider when you are choosing something to dip in chocolate, whether you love the sweet flavor of chocolate covered… Read more »

Explore World Record Chocolates

Here at Hilliards, there are very few things that we love more than chocolate. From creamy milk chocolate fudge to dark chocolate cashew turtles, there are so many delectable ways to enjoy this rich treat. Whether it is paired with fruit and nuts or eaten on its own, chocolate is a well loved dessert staple…. Read more »

Fall Favorites: Caramel Apples & Pumpkin Fudge

From the fresh breeze to the colorful array of leaves falling from the tree, Boston is full of life this fall. Your family is probably just as busy as ours, cleaning out the gutters, raking the leaves and unpacking Thanksgiving decorations. After a Saturday afternoon working around the house, enjoy one of Hilliards Chocolates’ favorite… Read more »

The Delicious History of Halloween and Candy

A much loved holiday for children and adults alike, Halloween provides the unique opportunity to enjoy candy and other sweets while dressed as anyone or anything you can imagine. Chocolate molded in the likeness of jack-o-lanterns and ghosts, candy is one of our favorite parts of the festivities. From milk chocolate ghosts to caramel apples… Read more »

National Chocolate Day is Just a Week Away!

One of our favorite days of the year, National Chocolate Day is celebrated annually on October 28. A rich and versatile treat, chocolate has the ability to enhance so many foods, from raisins to pretzels to fruit. Whether you are partial to dark chocolate or milk chocolate, there are so many tasty options to choose… Read more »

Get your crunch on!

Making Almond Toffee Crunch In 1981 when Judy and Charlie bought the Hilliards business from Judy’s family (“Hilliard” is Judy’s maiden name) they knew it was going to take more than fresh paint to rejuvenate the business.  They wanted to remind people why they loved Hilliards candy so much! So that very first year, they… Read more »

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… Read more »