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Sunny's 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

Sunny's Easy Holiday Spiral Ham

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

Honey Glazed Carrots

Sunny's Perfect Scrambled Cheesy Eggs

Mango and Avocado Salad

Easy BBQ Short Ribs

Sunny's Honey BBQ Oven Short Ribs

Peaches and Cream Oatmeal Cookies

Red Cabbage Slaw

Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Oxtail Stew

Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Apple Pound Cake

Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Pasta, Pancetta and Peas

Cherry-Lemon Relish

Triple-A Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Sunny's Twice Baked Potatoes

Grilled Chicken with White Wine Mushroom Sauce

Sunny Lomi Salmon

Easy Salad with Creamy Roasted Tomatillo Dressing

Spring Goddess Salad

Upside-Down Cornbread Cake

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

Coconut Rice n' Peas

Open-Faced Plum Tart