20100621thegoodstuffcookbook.jpgMost fans of Top Chef remember Spike Mendelsohn as the fedora'd fan favorite from season four. But since then Spike has been busy making a name for himself in the world of burgers with Good Stuff Eatery in D.C. Serving up a menu of burger, fries, shakes, and a few other comforting American classics, Good Stuff has quickly endeared itself to the Obama administration and D.C. burger fanatics.

The Good Stuff Cookbook is a collection of recipes from Spike's eatery that melds burger basics with great locally sourced ingredients and helpful techniques. Spike's method for making a prefect fast-food-style burger is a great one and the resulting burgers are some of the best versions to come out of my kitchen.

It's going to be a week of good stuff here at Cook the Book with plenty of burgers—Farmhouse Bacon Cheese and the Prez Obama Burger, a Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake, and a recipe for Village Fries using some unlikely potatoes.

Win 'The Good Stuff Cookbook'

Thanks to the generous folks over at Wiley, we are giving away five (5) copies of The Good Stuff Cookbook this week. All you have to do is tell us about your favorite burger joint in the comments section below.

Five (5) people will be chosen at random among the eligible comments below. We're sorry, but entry is only open to residents of the U.S. and Canada. Comments will close Monday, June 28 at noon ET. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.

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