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A little effort will dazzle outdoor party guests

May 18 at 6:25 a.m.

The late Betty Minkler was a wonderful cook and hostess. When she was asked for some of her secrets to successful entertaining, the community-minded Wichitan said, “Your table may be pretty, or clever, elegant or casual, but it has to be inviting. And if you have a great-looking table, your food, well, it doesn’t have to be as whippy.”

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