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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

Honey Glazed Carrots

Easy Grilled Pork Chops

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Ground Chicken Tacos with Creamy Salsa

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Red Cabbage Slaw

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Cheesy Mushroom and Broccoli Casserole

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Oxtail Stew

Mango and Avocado Salad

Easy Beefy Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Baked Zucchini

Sauteed Plantains

Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream

Stuffed Tomatoes

Quick Scallion Biscuits

Dill Hummus and Toasted Pita Wedges