Spike Mendelsohn shares recipes from The Good Stuff Cookbook

Spike Mendelsohn shares recipes from The Good Stuff Cookbook

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Spike Mendelsohn is one of the hottest up-and-coming chefs on the food scene. His restaurant in Washington, D.C., Good Stuff Eatery, has been a resounding success since its opening in 2008, and even claims First Lady Michelle Obama as a fan. Spike's philosophy is simple: take classic American comfort foods made from local, farm-fresh ingredients, and give them the "good stuff twist."

This philosophy is brought to bear in The Good Stuff Cookbook, where Spike serves up over 120 fast, fun, and fresh recipes for classic fare like burgers, fries, shakes, salads, and desserts, not to mention the all-important sauces and condiments that give his dishes a gourmet twist. Also included are menu suggestions for all types of events, from big parties to casual family dinners.

Just in time for summertime barbecues and cookouts, The Good Stuff Cookbook is the perfect all-American cookbook for anyone who loves great casual comfort food, but wants to shake things up with a gourmet touch.

Join Spike Mendelsohn gives his suggestions for Good Stuff to make your summer gatherings stand out:

Prez Obama Burger (horseradish mayonnaise, red onion marmalade, blue cheese, bacon)

Spike's Village Fries with Rosemary & Thyme

Cliff's Homegrown Vidalia Onion Petals

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Asian Pear, Pistachio & Brie Wedge

Toasted Marshmellow Milkshake

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