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.

Oven-Roasted Fries

Oven-Roasted Fries

Think you don’t need a recipe for roasting spuds? Try this technique, which we think works to a faretheewel. Then get back to us.