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

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Honey Glazed Carrots

Red Cabbage Slaw

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Mango and Avocado Salad

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Oxtail Stew

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Mexican Street Corn

Cereal Killer Shake

Spicy Braised Chicken

Mango on a Stick

Faux-Fongo with Red Bean Gravy

Sunny's Latin Lasagna

Pomegranate Margaritas

Sunny's Beef and Barley Stew with Crusty Pepper Bread

Crispy Cauliflower Florets with Citrus Salt

Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

German Dumplings

Plantain Stuffing

Apple Compote

Shepherd's Pie with Mushroom Onion Gravy

Shrimp with Roasted Garlic Pesto Pasta