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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

PB and J Pancakes

Fresh Spa-ocktail

Blackberry Gin Fizz Float

Sauteed Plantains

Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

Open-Faced Plum Tart

Creamy Potato and Prosciutto Salad

Lime Italian Ice

Chunky Chicken Chowder

The Real "Dill" Chicken Sandwich

Garlic Green Bean Salad

Easy Salmon Pie

Lonestar State Cheesecake

Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

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

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Pumpkin Spice-Rubbed Pork Loin

Red Chile Fire and Ice Sauce

Baked Lemon Sole with Sauteed Swiss Chard

Apple Cider Chicken

German Dumplings

French Toast with Caramelized Pecans, Strawberries and Cream

Sunny Lomi Salmon

Spring Goddess Salad

Easy Salad with Creamy Roasted Tomatillo Dressing

Baked Pumpkin Spice Tortilla Chips

Cherry-Lemon Relish