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

Chunky Chicken Chowder

Sunny's Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Grilled Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Dressing

Hawaiian Pork n' Greens

Lime Soda

Caribbean Chicken Wings

Crunchy Sweet Brussels Sprout Salad

Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

Simple Blueberry Apple Pie

Sticky Road Chocolate Bars

BBQ Rub-Roasted Chicken

Grown-up Bologna Sandwiches

Fried Goat Cheese Salad with Grilled Sweet Corn

Mommy Anderson's Caesar

Sunny's Catfish Nuggets

Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Pistachio Poppy Bread

Baked Zucchini

Garlic Green Bean Salad

Manhattan Mousse

Brewed Awakening Rib Roast

Strawberry and Chocolate Jiggle-Fluff Pie

Cider-Brined Fried Chicken

Mango and Avocado Salad

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Sunset Park Stuffed Cubanelles