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Friday, January 3, 2014

Stephen's Gourmet Review and Giveaway!

Brrr! Up here in the 'Great Frozen North', it has been bitterly cold. I'm talking below zero cold! It snowed for two days straight. We haven't quite turned into popsicles yet, but its been close! My son especially has been enjoying the weather, because he has been able to earn a bit of money shoveling our neighbors driveway. He has also been quite pleased with how we have been warming up lately!


There is nothing quite like coming in from the cold to warm up with a hot beverage and I was recently introduced to a whole line of gourmet hot cocoa and other beverages, Stephen's Gourmet. It is certainly a pleasant way to warm up. Stephen's has all kinds of flavors including Chocolate Mint Truffle, Candycane Cocoa, Pumpkin Spice and my children's favorite so far:  Dark Chocolate. 

My personal favorite, the Caramel Apple Cider tastes a lot like a caramel apple candy. I have always liked cider (and caramel, who doesn't?!) but had never heard of caramel apple cider. This is definitely the right product for those with a sweet tooth!


My husband is not usually a big fan of chocolate, but he has enjoyed using the cocoa in his coffee. It works well as a coffee creamer to add a tablespoon and he has his favorite specialty coffee drinks!


Many of the options from Stephen's are gluten free. There is even a no sugar-added option! For those preferring teas, those are also available. You can find Stephen's in many major grocery stores, or you can order directly from the company online.

One lucky reader is going to win 3 1 lb. cans of Stephen's Gourmet of their choice! All residents of the U.S. 18+ are welcome to enter by simply filling out the Rafflecopter below. One entrant per household, please!


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*I was provided with with complementary product to facilitate this review. Regardless, all opinions expressed are my own. 

86 comments:

  1. This is so nice post.I like this post.Many thanks for your nice post.

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  2. 1lb Milk Chocolate Marshmallow

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  3. The 1lb Cherry Chocolate cocoa sounds yummy to me!!

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  4. I would like to try all the Pacific Chai Teas.

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  5. I've always liked candy cane, but that Cherry Chocolate sounds amazing...a must try. Thanks.
    savewish@yahoo.com

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  6. They all look delicious, especiall the peanut butter chocolate and the mint. But, as far as favorite, I haven't tried those so I will go with the Milk Chocolate Marshmallow, which I know I would love.

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  7. The Mint Truffle sounds delicious!

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  8. The cherry chocolate coacoa sounds delicious

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  9. I am simple... milk chocolate and marshmallow flavor would be my favorite!!!

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  10. I would like to try the Peanut Butter Cocoa. Thanks for the review and giveaway!

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  11. My favorite flavor is the Hazelnut cocoa. yum!

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  12. Oh they all sound amazing but peanut butter cup sounds amazing!

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  13. Peanut Butter Cup Cocoa sounds awesome!

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  14. They have a spice Chai latte.. I am a big Chai fan.

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  15. the Milk Chocolate Marshmallow sounds good.

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  16. I'd like to try the Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate. I love everything Pumpkin!

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  17. My husband would love the mint marshmallow!

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  18. The Chai Lattes look really good!

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  19. The Caramel Mocha sounds good to me!

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  20. I love a great warm drink on a cold winter day. To bad down here in florida i dont get many cold days...lol

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  21. I would love to try the peanut butter cup!

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  22. 1lb Cherry Chocolate
    List Price: $5.99 You Save: 17%
    Our Price: $4.99

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  23. So many to choose from!!! I would love to try Hazelnut Cocoa.

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  24. How yummy, these all sound wonderful I think I would love to try the White Chocolate or the Mint Truffle from Stephen's Gourmet Cocoa, I may even share this with my hubby..lol

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  25. Well, I cannot decide between the Hazelnut Cocoa or the Mint Truffle flavors, but although they are gluten-free (Hurray!!), they still contain carrageenan, which unfiotunately really messes with my Celiac Disease symptoms, so if I win these would become a nice gift for a friend.

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  26. Mint marshmallow

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  27. The hazelnut chocolate!l diesel_had_my_baby@yahoo.com

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  28. Hazlenut cocoa sounds delicious! tjwallace dot surveyandsweepstakes at gmail dot com

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  29. The Candy Cane Cocoa sounds yummy!

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  30. I think I would like White Chocolate the best, it is always my favorite kind of cocoa/coffee!

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  31. While there are many flavors I'd love to try, three out of four members of our household cannot eat sugar (I'm one of them), so I'd like the no sugar added milk chocolate.

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  32. Peanut Butter Cocoa. I'm a Reese's Cup freak.

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  33. So many of these sound delicious! I would love to try the Mint Truffle and the Cherry Chocolate.

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  34. They all sound so delicious its hard to choose..I Guess I would pick the Chocolate Mint Truffle.. :0)

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  35. I would love to try Milk Chocolate Marshmallow. It sounds delish.

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  36. So many flavors to choose from! I guess I'd most like to try the Caramel Mocha.

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  37. So many flavors to choose from! I guess I'd most like to try the Caramel Mocha.

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  38. The Caramel Mocha is two of my favorite favors.

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  39. It's a tough choice to name a favorite out of so many good ones! I will say Hazelnut Cocoa though, so very delicious!

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  40. 2lb 8oz Mint Truffle
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  41. Caramel Mocha sounds absolutely delicious~!!

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  42. This is tough--I like the idea of the peanut butter, the mint truffle, and the candy cane.

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  43. My dumb keister posted the Twitter URL in the box where the Picket Fences URL was suppsoed to go. I am so, so sorry. Here it it: http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=10488
    I voted on 1/4/14 at 10:56 pm

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  44. The candycane cocoa sounds wonderful to me

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  45. Peanut Butter Cup sounds pretty amazing :+)

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  46. There are so many delicious hot cocoa flavors available! I think I'd try the Mexican or Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa! YUM!

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  47. I love love love the Raspberry Hot Cocoa!

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  48. Pumpkin anything is my favorite so I would have to say the pumpkin one! Thanks!

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  49. I would love to try the peanut butter cup!

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  50. I want to try the Mint Truffle and the peanut butter cocoa and Dark chocolate, and Hazlenut cocoa and .................................

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  51. Oh my goodness! Mint Truffle, Chai Teas, Cherry Chocolate...there are just way too many that sound super yummy right now!

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  52. I think the raspberry cocoa sounds good.

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  53. The Hazelnut Cocoa sounds amazing! Julie smartsavvymama@gmail.com

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  54. I'd love to try the Candycane cocoa!

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  55. All of the chocolate ones sound amazing!

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  56. The flavor I am most interested in trying is the Stephen's Gourmet Caramel Mocha variety.

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  57. The hazelnut cocoa sounds right up my alley!

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  58. Peanut Butter Cocoa. Holy moly!

    Erin K. (erinknack08@yahoo.com)

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  59. I'd like to try the Single Serve White Chocolate 24ct :)

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  60. The White Chocolate sounds really good.

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  61. The Candycane Cocoa. I've bought some of their products before & loved them!

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  62. The chocolate cherry sound fabulous!

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  63. Candycane sounds best to me! Yum!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  64. I would love to try the Mexican Chocolate variety!

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  65. I would love to try milk chocolate marshmallow

    jodi lasher/frasier

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  66. I've got to go back and buy the Cherry Chocolate Cocoa!!

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  67. I haven't tried these yet but I am most excited to try the Milk Chocolate Marshmallow flavor. :)

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  68. The mint marshmallow sounds delish!

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  69. I would pick Mexican hot chocolate as my favorite.

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  70. I'd love to try Caramel Mocha.

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  71. I would like to try the caramel mocha or peppermint.

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  72. I would like to try the Caramel Mocha.

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  73. I would like to try the single serve Dark Cocoa.

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  74. I'd love to try mint marshmallow.

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  75. I really appreciate your sharing what your husband does with Stephen's Gourmet Cocoa. As I stared at the Pumpkin Spice I realized I could do the same thing with that and my coffee. Thank you!

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