Author: Crystal | Everyday Adventures

Hi, I'm Crystal! I have a passion for cooking, baking, photography, and quotes, so that is the majority of what you will see on my site,! I am an optimist. I love music. and dancing. And singing (although I’m terrible). I have 2 beautiful boys and 2 large dogs that are my fur babies. I am a continual learner of life and strive to make each day better than the one before!

Today I’m sharing a wonderfully simple recipe for baked chicken! I LOVE incorporating buttermilk into many of my recipes and this Buttermilk Baked Chicken is such a delicious dish! Using Panko gives it that much needed “crunch” and the addition of  buttermilk, lemon, and parmesan cheese blend together perfectly to create a crowd pleasing recipe! Make […]

  Hey guys, it’s Crystal from Cooking with Crystal and I’m here today to share you my new favorite salad! I am such a huge fan of this Roasted Grape, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Salad. It brings together some amazing flavors.  After the grapes are roasted with a little olive oil and balsamic, they are delicious tender […]

It seems to be that time of year when everyone is getting sick and germs are rampent.  With that being said, I decided to make up some homemade Chicken Noodle Soup to feel better. This is the perfect recipe. It makes a large amount, the flavors are spot on, and the aroma that fills the […]

  These cupcakes are going to be your NEW favorite. The richness of the chocolate mixed with the frosting will have you coming back to the kitchen every hour for another one! I make them EVERY Christmas and they disappear within a matter of hours. They are JUST.THAT.GOOD. They make great neighbor/teacher gifts too! The […]

Ready for some great fall food? Short Ribs is total comfort food and it is sure to warm up the soul! The mixture of meat, bacon, carrots, and onions….OH MY! and don’t forget the addition of all the fresh herbs that send it over the top! Print Short Ribs Author Cooking with Crystal Ingredients 2-4 […]

With fall upon us, what better thing to whip up than an Apple Cider Slush?!  My kiddos went completely nuts for them (as did I).  They are super simple to make and so tasty! I took my kids to the apple orchard recently and they had such a great time picking out apples from all […]

 I have never cooked with tomatillos , but every time I see them at the grocery I am always intrigued and wonder what they taste like. Well, I decided to try them out this week and made up this delicious tomatillo salsa!  I mean how gorgeous are these things?!  and when they’re unwrapped this is […]

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