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

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Grilled Fennel with Grilled Jalapeno Sauce

Cherry-Lemon Relish

Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Garlic Green Bean Salad

Easy Salmon Pie

Strawberry Applesauce

Interstate Chili

Lime Italian Ice

Balsamic-Glazed Apricots with Ricotta Clouds

Garlic Red Bliss Mash

Coconut Rice n' Peas

Caribbean Chicken Wings

Lonestar State Cheesecake

Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

The Real "Dill" Chicken Sandwich

Chunky Chicken Chowder

Baked Pumpkin Spice Tortilla Chips

Honeydew Tropic Freeze

Sunny's Deviled Eggs

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon