Help Me Find a Cool and Summery Dessert for a Party!

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Q: I am supposed to make a dessert for a grilling party in May. I was thinking something cool or summery. I thought maybe because berries are in season I could make a pie, but I wanted something relatively easy to make, cheap, and most importantly, DELICIOUS!

I saw the recipes about strawberries already, and I might try a strawberry-blackberry pie, but I'd love some advice and suggestions from you!!

Sent by Ary

Editor: Ary, we're going to suggest the very easy, very laid-back dessert of strawberries served with sour cream and brown sugar. This might sound odd, if you've never had it before, but it is utterly delicious and different while still being homey and simple. Here's the post on this lovely spring/summer treat:

Summer Sweet: Strawberries, Sour Cream & Brown Sugar

If you want something a little fancier you could buy or make some cake and serve strawberry shortcake instead.

Readers, what would you suggest for Ary's summery dessert?

Related: Super-Quick Summer Dessert: Peach and Biscuit Crostata

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.