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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

Spring Goddess Salad

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

BBQ Rub-Roasted Chicken

Baked Salmon with Blackberry Ginger Glaze

French Toast with Caramelized Pecans, Strawberries and Cream

Grilled Fennel with Grilled Jalapeno Sauce

Cherry-Lemon Relish

Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Lime Italian Ice

Chunky Chicken Chowder

Baked Pumpkin Spice Tortilla Chips

Honeydew Tropic Freeze

Sunny Lomi Salmon

Easy Salad with Creamy Roasted Tomatillo Dressing

Open-Faced Plum Tart

Creamy Potato and Prosciutto Salad

Sunny's Twice Baked Potatoes

Grilled Chicken with White Wine Mushroom Sauce

Baked Apple with Crisp Topping

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

No Fuss Peel n'Eat Shrimp

Cider-Brined Fried Chicken

Sunny's Deviled Eggs

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Wings 3 Ways

Sauteed Broccoli and Almonds

Breakfast Enchiladas with Red Sauce