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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

Open-Faced Plum Tart

Creamy Potato and Prosciutto Salad

Cherry-Lemon Relish

Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Sunny's Twice Baked Potatoes

Grilled Chicken with White Wine Mushroom Sauce

Grilled Fennel with Grilled Jalapeno Sauce

Lonestar State Cheesecake

Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

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

Chunky Chicken Chowder

Sunny Lomi Salmon

Easy Salad with Creamy Roasted Tomatillo Dressing

Spring Goddess Salad

Caribbean Chicken Wings

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Maple Butter

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Happy Trails Granola

Breakfast Enchiladas with Red Sauce

Quick Apple and Sweet Potato Soup

Apple Pound Cake

Sunny's Cheesesteak

Tangy Tater Salad

Breakfast Skillet

Tater and Asparagus Toss

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Shrimp with Roasted Garlic Pesto Pasta