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

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Baked Zucchini

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Stuffed Tomatoes

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Easy Grilled Honey-Dijon Chicken

Grilled Smoked Pork Chops with Sweet and Sour Glaze

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Red Chile Fire and Ice Sauce

PB and J Pancakes

P. R. Pernil

Codfish Puppies

Quick Bacon-Cheddar Biscuits

Cerveza-Battered Fish Tacos with Quick-Pickled Onion and Cucumber

Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Maple Butter

Lonestar State Cheesecake

Beef Swellington

Spicy Boiled Peanuts

Fish and Fennel Stew

Bacon and Green Chile Cornbread