‘A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories from My Shared Cultures’ Cookbook Giveaway (US only) (Closed)

  • Today I can’t be any more excited to partner with my good friend, Cynthia from Two Red Bowls, to give away her beautiful cookbook titled A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories from My Shared Cultures’ to 3 lucky winners!

    A Common Table cookbook cove

    {2018 Holiday Giveaway Series} Looking for an inspiring cookbook that you’ll not only use in the kitchen but also read in bed before falling asleep? You’ll love A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories from My Shared Cultures’ by Cynthia Chen McTernan who is behind the lovely, heartwarming blog – Two Red Bowls

    Enter to win this giveaway now! A Common Table will soon be one of your beloved cookbooks.

    Purgatory Eggs from A Common Table cookbook

    In A Common Table, Cynthia shares more than 80 Asian-inspired, modern recipes that marry food from her Chinese roots, Southern upbringing, and Korean mother-in-law’s table. The book chronicles Cynthia’s story alongside the recipes she and her family eat every day—beginning when she met her husband at law school and ate out of two battered red bowls, through the first years of her legal career in New York, to when she moved to Los Angeles to start a family.

    A Common Table cookbook

    What you’ll love about the ‘A Common Table: 80 Recipes and Stories from My Shared Cultures’:

    Filled with beautiful photographs, powerful story-telling, and gorgeous food, A Common Table is a cookbook you want to devour over and over again. You’ll find recipes that celebrate both the commonalities and the diversity of cultures: from Korean-inspired take on Hawaiian poke, peanut butter mochi cake, and gochujang eggs in purgatory.

    Not only the recipes will make your mouth water, but you’d also enjoy the engaging story behind each recipe. Cynthia also makes them relatable, avoiding hard-to-find ingredients or equipment, and breaking down how to bring Asian flavors home into your own kitchen.

    Above all, she believes that food can bring us together around the same table, no matter where we are from.

    Potstickers from A Common Table cookbook

    About Cynthia Chen McTernan:

    Cynthia Chen McTernan is a lawyer and the self-taught home cook and photographer behind Two Red Bowls, winner of the 2015 Saveur Blog Award for Most Delicious Food. She has been featured in Food & Wine, SaveurBetter Homes and GardensGood Housekeeping, and Huffington Post, and has collaborated with West Elm, Crate & Barrel, King Arthur Flour, Food52, Urban Outfitters, and more. Cynthia graduated from Harvard Law School in 2013 and spent three years at a law firm in Manhattan before moving to Los Angeles, California, where she continues to practice law—when not cooking—and where she lives with her husband, the patient taste-tester and the original owner of the two red bowls, and their baby, Luke.

    A Common Table cookbook


    Please Note: Your email for the comment entry has to match with your email address in my Email Newsletter Subscription mailing list. 

    This giveaway contest closes on Monday, December 17, at 12 p.m. PST and is open to US residents only. Must be 18+ to win and enter. 

    Three (3) winners will be selected via Pick Giveaway Winner Plugin and contacted via email, so please include a valid email address in the email address entry box (please double check your spelling!).

    The winners are required to respond within 36 hours to claim the prize.


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    This giveaway is sponsored by Two Red Bowls


    Thank you for participating in this giveaway.  The winners are…

    1. Levina
    2. Ai Nguyen
    3. Hathaway Brewster

    Congratulations!  I’ll email you shortly.


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