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

Baked Zucchini

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Roasted Halved Chicken with Garlic-Herb Paste

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream

Baked Apple with Crisp Topping

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Ground Chicken Tacos with Creamy Salsa

Oxtail Stew

Mango and Avocado Salad

Apple Compote

Stuffed Tomatoes

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Wheely Good Pasta and Cheese

Shrimp Pot Pie

Stormy Rice

Easy Salad with Creamy Roasted Tomatillo Dressing