Cooking Extras

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

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Fried Goat Cheese Salad with Grilled Sweet Corn

Coconut Flan

Cinnamon Toast Pudding

Cherry Bomb

Huevos Rancheros with Black Bean Puree

Hunter's Veal Chop with Southern Cheese Grits: Jaegerschnitzel with Southern Cheese Grits

Pan Fried Meatloaf in Tricolor Peppers

Peach Horchata

Party Popcorn

Plantain Chips

Strawberry Applesauce

Breakfast Skillet

Wilted Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette

Wheely Good Pasta and Cheese

Summer Corn Salad

Sunny's Monte Cristo

Apple and Onion-Stuffed Pork Chops with Orange-Pineapple Gravy

Shake Shots

Quick Scallion Biscuits

Grilled Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Dressing