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Sunny's Cookbook

Order your copy of Sunny's first-ever 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

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Sunny's Easy Holiday Spiral Ham

Baked Zucchini

Mango and Avocado Salad

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Lonestar State Cheesecake

Beef Swellington

Spicy Boiled Peanuts

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Fish and Fennel Stew

Hoppin' Jason: Cannellini and Rice with Andouille Sausage

Airman Anderson's Chicken

Korean Yaki Mandu

Cerveza-Battered Fish Tacos with Quick-Pickled Onion and Cucumber

Bacon and Green Chile Cornbread

Coq au Vin

Ricotta Ravioli with Spinach Pesto

Sweet n Smokey Onion Rings

Sunny's Twice Baked Potatoes

Cheesy Mushroom and Broccoli Casserole

Easy Pimento Cheese

Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

North Carolina House Ribs

Farm in a Blanket

Baked Purple Mash

Sweet Roasted Acorn Squash

Raspberry-Apple Juice Twist