Thursday, September 22, 2011

Rex Stout Reviews M.F.K. Fisher's "An Alphabet for Gourmets," September 9, 1949

"Suggestions for the Sensitive Palate," by Rex Stout, New York Times, September 9, 1949.

"It would be fun to argue the question: which is the greater treasure, a gifted cook or a gifted writer on cooking? But M.F.K. Fisher -- to stick to the lady's pseudonym -- could not be cited in evidence on either side, because she is both."

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