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

Mango and Jicama Slaw

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast Stuffed with Pear Hash

Chile-Lime Fried Chicken

Campari Cola

Maple Butter

Tangy Tater Salad

Breakfast Skillet

Quick Apple and Sweet Potato Soup

Apple Pound Cake

Sunny's Cheesesteak

Sunny's Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Tater and Asparagus Toss

Red, White and Blue Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato and Celery Root Fries

Quick Scallion Biscuits

Pistachio Poppy Bread

Baked Salmon with Blackberry Ginger Glaze

Minted Couscous

Butterflied Cornish Hens with Sage Butter

Sauteed Tomatillos with Sunny's Cilantro Vinaigrette

Codfish Puppies

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Shrimp with Roasted Garlic Pesto Pasta

Mini Pecan Pumpkin Pies

Orange Sugar Fried Donut Holes

Molten Chocolate Cinnamon Pots

Strawberry Fields Ice Cream Float