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Sunny's Cookbook

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Sunny's Chopped Success

Besting three fellow chefs, Sunny earned Round 1 glory.

Exclusive Interview with Sunny

Sunny's Signature Dishes 39 Videos

Find out how Sunny puts her spin on classic comfort foods.

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About the Show

With an understanding of everyday life and the belief that real people deserve down-to-earth, delicious meals, Sunny Anderson offers real food for real life. Cooking for Real serves up solutions for easy-to-prepare, fantastic-tasting menus. Sunny elevates the everyday meal by taking affordable, easy-to-find, easy-to-use ingredients and infusing them with diverse influences and rich, rewarding flavor. Sunny's fresh, uncomplicated approach to classic comfort foods, along with her passion for interpreting the flavors of her unique travels, brings a bright style to delectable, down-home dishes.

About the Host

Sunny Anderson

Sunny serves as a fun-loving host on The Kitchen and dishes out down-to-earth recipes on Home Made in America and Cooking for Real.

Most Popular Recipes

All Cooking for Real Recipes

Easy Grilled Pork Chops

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Baked Zucchini

Honey Glazed Carrots

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Red Cabbage Slaw

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Peas and Pasta Salad

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Mango and Avocado Salad

Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream

Mexican Street Corn

Stuffed Tomatoes

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Open-Faced Breakfast Sandwich

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Oxtail Stew

Easy Grilled Honey-Dijon Chicken

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Sauteed Plantains

Easy Beefy Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

Ground Chicken Tacos with Creamy Salsa