A bowl of pico de gallo with a spoon resting inside set on a piece of parchment in a rimmed baking tray.

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

A basket containing two Baja-style tempura fish tacos and some pickled vegetables, with a bottle of Pacifico on the side.

Mango-Banana Salsa

A mango banana salsa recipe? It may sound odd, but with its mix of fruit, chiles, and onions, it’s sublime with fish tacos, chicken, even tortilla chips.

Pot of chile cheese fondue, a plate of chorizo, and tortillas

Southwest Chile Cheese Fondue

This Southwest chile cheese fondue is brimming with chile ingredients, cheese, and spices. This is a fondue with brio. Dip chorizo for a flavor blast.