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Beautiful berries and yummy cream aside, meringue creations hold that universal cook's secret: They look difficult, but they're not.

Whip up some whites to pair with berries

LINDA LAU ANUSASANANAN  – June 20, 2005 | Updated May 18, 2018

Berry Meringues

Strawberry-Kiwi Pavlova

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When you want the dessert light and the ingredient list short, make meringues. They’re as easy as whipping egg whites, and a few tricks (see our secrets of success with meringue) make them work every time. Both the classic crisp form and the chewier pavlova―a soft meringue from Australia―are perfect partners for all the fruit and berries August has to offer.