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The Good Stuff Cookbook: Burgers, fries, shakes, wedges, and more Reviews

Pete

A Fun Book by a Fun Guy

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Pros: simple recipes, accessible food

Cons: some recipes seem to try to hard to be trendy

I was a fan of Spike Mendelsohn from his first appearance on "Top Chef Season 4."  His infectious smile, carefree attitude, cool hats, and amazing cooking abilities won me over immediately and I was sad to see him depart just before the Final 4.  With that mindset I was excited to pick up a copy of Spike's book, "The Good Stuff Cookbook" based on the foods he serves at one of his family's restaurants, Good Stuff Eatery, in Washington D.C.   If you remember Spike, from Top Chef, you'll remember that most of his food was very approachable.  The same is true of both "Good Stuff Eatery" and "The Good Stuff Cookbook."  This is classic American fare in all its...
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