Chris Cockren

Chris is a New York based food blogger that loves bringing friends and family together through food. On his blog, Shared Appetite, Chris chronicles his culinary adventures of eating his way in and around NYC, as well as cooking and entertaining at home.

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Skillet Brownie

A layered skillet brownie sundae is loaded with cookie dough, brownie batter, and the secret ingredient, peanut butter Girl Scout Cookies. Drizzle with hot fudge, peanut butter sauce and top with ice cream for the best brownie of your life.


Breakfast Ramen

It may not be traditional, but it is so good. A ginger and garlic broth is loaded with thick cut bacon, soft boiled eggs, noodles, and cheese to put you in breakfast heaven.


Baked Red Velvet Donut Holes

You will fall in love with these Baked Red Velvet Donut Holes with Cream Cheese Glaze, because what’s better than an excuse to eat red velvet at breakfast?


Beef Tacos – Animal Style

When you combine a copycat recipe for an iconic burger and wrap it in a tortilla, taco night will never be the same. Animal Style In-N-Out Bacon Beef Tacos.

Apple Crisp Ice Cream

Apple Crisp Ice Cream

Apple Crisp a la mode is undeniably delicious, so why not combine the two components into a decadent, texture-rich dessert?

Buffalo Chicken

Buffalo Chicken

The slow cooker does all the work in this recipe making it the perfect dish for game day or any lazy sunday.

Spicy Southwest Corn

Spicy Southwest Corn

When entertaining dinner guests, easy is very important, and there is nothing easier than this spicy southwest corn recipe.

Creamy Potato Leek Soup

Creamy Potato Leek Soup

The parsley oil isn’t really super essential but it adds a nice earthy herbaceousness to the creamy soup. And it also gives a nice pop of color to it.