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

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Mussels with Chorizo

Sage Potatoes Au Gratin

Bacon and Sage Potato Pancakes

Chocolate Pudding and Pretzels

Sunny's Sazerac

Wilted Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette

Lime Soda

Pork-Fried Dirty Rice

Sunny's Pantry Bars

Cheesy Popovers

Smoked Turkey Leg and Green Bean Salad

Party Popcorn

Berry Berry Fizz

Big Chopped Salad with Creamy Bacon Dressing

Sunny's Bammy Buns with Tropical Butter

Natina Corn

Sunny's BBQ Chip Wings

Roasted Halved Chicken with Garlic-Herb Paste

Fish and Fennel Stew

Sunny's Rack of Lamb