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

Oxtail Stew

Sunny's Easy Holiday Spiral Ham

Baked Zucchini

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

Apple Compote

Simple Sauteed Mustard Greens

Red Cabbage Slaw

Stuffed Tomatoes

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Shepherd's Salad

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Roasted Halved Chicken with Garlic-Herb Paste

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Cheesy Mushroom and Broccoli Casserole

Mango and Avocado Salad

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Shrimp Pot Pie

Hawaiian Pork n' Greens

Mexican Street Corn

Chocoholic Smoothie with Peppermint Rim