Beach Read Recommendation

I ran across a rather interesting cookery classic recently. I had been reading vintage detective series books and was a few volumes into the Nero Wolfe series by Rex Stout, one of the masters from the Golden Age of detective fiction in the 30s and 40s.

Too Many Cooks, published in 1938, was the fifth Nero Wolfe novel (Stout wrote dozens, the last in 1975). It is set in a resort in West Virginia (fictional but likely based on the Greenbrier) where a group of 10 renowned

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