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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

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Easy Grilled Pork Chops

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Beefy Butternut Squash Chili

Honey Glazed Carrots

Baked Apple with Crisp Topping

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Sweet Roasted Acorn Squash

Red Cabbage Slaw

Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Baked Zucchini

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Oxtail Stew

Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Cheesy Mushroom and Broccoli Casserole

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Apple Compote

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Stuffed Tomatoes

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies