A Wolfe In The Kitchen

The League of Frightened Men

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Archie Goodwin here…

My job is to see that Nero Wolfe has every opportunity to exercise his brain. That means dealing with crackpots and clients so fatso has time to drink beer, tend his orchids – and think. But when thirty frightened men called on Wolfe to solve their special problem, somebody had to do something more than just sit there. Because these guys were dying off too fast…”

The League of Frightened Men

Thirty men live in terror while a hate-twisted genius celebrates his murders in verse – and promises more to come. Nero Wolfe tackles his strongest case….for Wolfe knew who the killer was, and knew that his crimes could never be proved!

The League of Frightened Men by Rex Stout, Pyramid Books, 1972

The League of Frightened Men 1935 F&R ;Sat Eve. Post 6/15, 22, 29, 7/6, 13, 20/35 as Frightened Men; (also in Full House); Oxford (Toronto); Cassell (UK); Grosset (NY) 1937; Casse|l(UK) 1937; *1939 (Swedish) Radda Herrars Klub, Blue Ribbon Books (Triangle Books) 1940 (two editions published); PB- Avon #20 1942, A. Fayard (Paris) 1949 as Les Compagnons de la Peur; *#J33 Jonathan Press; Pyramid *R919 1963, *R1362 1966; Bantam 20932 8/82, 25933 (Crime Line) 2/92; in Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense – Readers Digest; Bestseller Series Vol 4, #3, Viaduct Productions, London, (1983?); Mercury Mysteries #48 – Bestseller Mysteries (nd); Penguin (GB); JoveIHBJ; Danish editions exist; *Die Liga der furchtsamen M=E4nner (german) Verlag Mohn & Co 1963, Heyne Verlag 1968,1977,1982

The following recipes are for foods that are mentioned in this, the second book in the Nero Wolfe series. We hope you enjoy!

Pan Broiled Turkey
Roasted Turkey
Baltimore Stuffing
Brazil Nut and Mushroom Stuffing
Ham and Olive Stuffing
Beer Fritter Batter
Anchovy Sauce
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Mushroom Soup
Spring Salad Toss
Vinaigrette with Tarragon Salad Dressing
Cindy Black’s Belgian Endive Salad
Goose With Apple Stuffing
Roast Goose with Chestnut and Fruit Stuffing
Roast Pheasant
Madeira Sauce
Scallop & Shrimp Stew
Scallops Newburg
Deviled Scallops
Egg & Sausage Casserole
Omelet Chasseur
Slate Run Squirrel Stew
Squirrel Stew ala Fritz
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