Penne with Tuna Fish …

It’s me again bringing my favorite food recipes from the heart. This is great because you have options to eat it cold or hot. Great for family dinners or to sit in front of the T.V watching your show.

What you will need to get started:

1 bag of Penne (1 bag ) – Any type will do

2 tbsp of dry Cilantro

2 tbsp of Goya adobo

1 tbsp of black pepper

6 tbsp of Mayo

1 1/2 tbsp olive oil

2 cans of tuna fish

2 can of chicken broth ( 29 ounces )

3 cups of water

a pinch of salt


Put to 2 cans of chicken broth and 3 cups of water into a medium size pot. When it starts to boil, put in the Penne and let it cook between 10-12 minutes or desired tenderness. Make sure you occasionally stir so they would not stick and drain out the water.

Add the Indigents: 2tbsp. of dry cilantro, 2tbsp. Goya Adobo, 1tbsp. Black pepper, 1 1/2 tbsp. of olive oil, 2 cans of tuna(drain water from the can), 6tbsp of mayo and stir. If you see that the pasta start to soak up the mayo, add a little more to make it moist.

Serve and Enjoy..

Fusilli ( twist pasta ) with Libby’s Vienna Sausage and Provolone Cheese.

I love making comfort food for my family to enjoy, so they can remember it for years to come. I enjoy cooking these dishes and I like to share it with my followers.

Ingredients required

1 box of Fusilli (twist pasta)

1 1/2 can of Carnation milk

½ diced onion

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 small can of Tomato Paste

½ teaspoon of minced garlic

½ teaspoon of oregano

½ package of Goya chicken seasoning powder

1 package of Goya Sazon

1 can of Libby’s Vienna Sausage (diced)

4 slices of Provolone Cheese

1 tsp of salt

Let’s start cooking…

Take 2 tbsp of olive oil and pour it into a preheated pan, then start to add the ½ diced onion, ½ tsp minced garlic, ½ Goya chicken seasoning powder, 1 package of  Goya sazon, 1 can of tomato paste, pinch of pepper and stir. Then add the diced Libby’s Vienna sausage, 1 1/2 can of carnation milk, and mix well. Simmer on low heat for about 10-15 minutes then turn off the flame and cover it.

Next, start to boil water in a large pot and add 1 tsp of salt and add the box of Fusilli ( twist pasta) and let it cook for 10 to 12 minutes and then drain.

Once the Fusilli ( twist pasta) is completed, start to pour the sauce into the large pot and add 4 slices of provolone cheese on low heat and stir continuously until the cheese melts.

Then you are done.  


Come and get it Empanadas with cream cheese and meat!!!

Hey guys, who doesn’t love empanadas so let start making them. One can make them for lunch or dinner. So let’s start cooking !!

1 lb of Lean Ground Beef

1 pack of cream cheese

10 pack Goya Discos for Empanadas

½  onion ( diced)

1 tablespoon of  Goya Sofrito cooking base

1 tablespoon of Goya Recaito – Culantro cooking base

1 tablespoon of minced garlic

1 package of Sazon Goya

½ Goya beef bouillon (powder)

½ teaspoon of paprika

½ teaspoon of oregano

½ teaspoon of dry cilantro

pinch of black pepper

pinch of crush red peppers

6 small olives ( diced)

1 egg white.

Put the lean ground beef in a preheated sauce pan then start to add ½ diced onion, 1tbsp sofrito, 1tbsp recaito, 1tbsp minced garlic and mix it all together.  Then add the ½ beef bouillon, ½ paprika, ½ oregano, ½  dry cilantro, pinch of black pepper, pinch of crush red pepper, and add the diced olives. 

Let it cook for about 30 minutes on low flame and check on it to make sure the meat is all done.

Once is completed, drain the left over juices of the meat. 

Then take the Goya Disc and place them on a flat surface, start to put the meat on top and add some cream cheese. Then start folding the disc using a fork to close it together and then brush on the egg white to seal the deal.

Then get ready to put them in a pre-heat a deep pan with about ½ cup of oil,. Then start to place the empanadas in the pot, make sure that both sides have golden a brown look and they are done.


My Spanish Beans with Potatoes

Who doesn’t love Spanish beans?  I surely do.. So I am going to show my family, friends and followers how to make these beans. It’s simple way to Spanish beans, that can be served with a side brown rice and chicken or eat alone.  So let’s get started.

Ingredients are:

1 can of Goya beans

1 package of Sazon Goya

½ package of Goya Ham flavor seasoning

1 medium potato (diced)

2 teaspoons of Dry Cilantro

1 teaspoons of olive oil

½ onion  

1 teaspoon of mince garlic (fresh)

½ tomato Paste

½ teaspoon of Sofrito tomato cooking base

½ teaspoon of Recaito tomato cooking base

pinch of black pepper

pinch of crushed red pepper flake .

1/3 cup water.


Put the olive oil in a small sauce pan, once is warm start putting in the garlic, ½ tsp sofrito, ½ tsp. recaito, ½ dice onion, ½ of tomato paste, and start to stir on low heat, for a few seconds. Then add in the beans, 1 package of sazon, ½  package goya ham flavor seasoning, dice potatoes, pinch of black pepper, pinch of crushed red pepper , 1/3 of water  and then 2 tsp of dry cilantro then stir.

 The beans and the potatoes should take about 30  minutes to cook on low heat. The potatoes have to be soft but firm, then are you done.

Breaded Pork Chops with Parmesan Cheese!!!

Let’s get Cooking with Maddy !!! This is a simple pork chop dish with parmesan cheese. You can enjoy it with rice on the side or fresh vegetables.


8 medium pork chops

3 eggs

1 cup parmesan cheese

4 cups of bread crumbs

1 tsp of garlic salt

1 tsp of Oregano

2 tsp of onion power

a few pinches of black ground pepper.

3 tbsp of olive oil

Now mix the garlic salt, onion power, oregano , parmesan cheese, black pepper, with the 4 cups of bread crumbs. ( Since we are making 8 pieces if you need more bread crumbs then add more if you need to) I like mine lightly breaded .

Take the 3 eggs and beat them well in a large bowl. while you completing your set up, take a nice large pan and put in the olive oil on med heat.

Now take the pork chop and dip into the egg, then dip it into the bread crumbs and then the pan. (if the flames are too high low it just a little) Cook them until they are light brown and make sure it’s cook inside by poking with a fork.

Once you cooked it as you like , get ready to start eating . ENJOY , I sure did and gained a couple of pounds.. 🙂 and it’s JUICY !!!

Happy Pork Chops day…

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