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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

BBQ Rub-Roasted Chicken

Spring Goddess Salad

Baked Salmon with Blackberry Ginger Glaze

French Toast with Caramelized Pecans, Strawberries and Cream

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Sunset Park Stuffed Cubanelles

Grown-up Bologna Sandwiches

Fried Goat Cheese Salad with Grilled Sweet Corn

Oxtail Stew

Easy Garlic and Olive Bows

Manhattan Floating Island

Sunny's Rack of Lamb

Orange Sugar Fried Donut Holes

Tequila Sunrise Sangria

Braised Red Cabbage and Turnips

Beefy Butternut Squash Chili

Mango and Peach Salsa

Quick Veggie Stir-Fry

Grandma's Chopped Barbecue

Mango and Avocado Salad

Daddy's Game Changing Turkey with Quick Pan Gravy

Fast Succotash

Crispy Potatoes with Roasted Pepper Sauce

Sage Potatoes Au Gratin

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Quick Sauteed Shrimp in Tomato Garlic Sauce

Smoked Turkey Leg and Green Bean Salad