Sunny's Blog

Apr 22

Sunny stopped by The Rachael Ray Show to Make Four No-Bake Desserts in a Power Outage!


What happens when the power goes out in the Rachael Ray Show studio? Sunny comes to the rescue!  Watch her light it up with four no-bake dessert ideas!  Watch:



Get all of her recipes below:

Sunny Anderson’s Peanut Butter Banana Tart
Sunny Anderson’s Indoor S’mores
Sunny Anderson’s Carrot Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches
Sunny Anderson’s Coffee & Donut Trifle




Apr 15

Edible Gardening is the best… Get tips on using homegrown herbs with Miracle Gro!

It’s the perfect time to get your edible garden growing.  Grow delicious vegetables and herbs in your own backyard (or containers, if you live in close quarters) and bring them into the kitchen to create fresh dishes.  Watch the video below to learn more and head to Miracle Gro for more tips and tricks for growing delicious edibles this season.


Mar 26

Sunny joined Nick Lachey and Flavor Flav for Sing, Lose, Then Pie on VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live!

Sunny stopped by VH1′s Big Morning Buzz for quite a wake up call!  She played Sing, Lose, Then Pie with host Nick Lachey and Nikki Novak, and Flavor Flavor surprised the contestants with several pies to the face. Watch the clip below.

Before that, Sunny talked the morning buzz with Nick & Nikki:

Mar 11

Sunny visited Rachael Ray Show for their In The Bag Cook-Off and shared new recipes!


Sunny stopped by Rachael Ray Show today for Rachael’s newest edition of the In The Bag Challenge.  They pit two Food Network stars against each other for a new cook-off and there’s a surprise twist these chefs never see coming. Watch the clip on the video page.  Then, Scott Wolf helped Sunny create new recipes using what’s left at the bottom of a chip bag… plus shares info about an epic kitchen fail!

Here are links to the recipes she shared:

Fastest Chunky Tomato Cream Soup
Sunset Park Salad
Tortilla-Chip Chicken


Mar 4

Sunny made Fake-Out Beignets today on Rachael Ray Show!


Just in time for your Fat Tuesday party, Sunny stopped by The Rachael Ray Show today to make Orange-Sugar Fried Beignets that you can make in an instant today!  You’d be surprised how easy it is to create this festive dish. Guest Jenna Elfman lends a hand. Get the recipe and watch the video here. 

Feb 25

Sunny Co-Hosted The Rachael Ray Show And Made 10 Instant Suppers Plus A Rump Roast!


Sunny spent the full hour co-hosting The Rachael Ray Show today and had a bunch of great recipes to share, including ten instant soup supper recipes.  She also made her delicious Slow Cooker Root Beer Rump Roast:

8096sunnypulledpork2_300Head over to the Rachael Ray Show website to grab all these recipes and watch clips from the show!

Feb 17

Sunny raided a viewer’s fridge to create a 12 minute meal on The Rachael Ray Show!


Sunny stopped by The Rachael Ray Show today to join Jeff Mauro and Scott Conant in raiding a viewer’s fridge!  Have a fridge full of food, but just don’t know what to cook? The Fridge Raiders were called in to help, and they created new recipes using the ingredients in one viewer’s fridge.  Sunny had just 12 minutes to create a meal on the spot using ingredients from one of our viewers’ fridges! Will she have enough time? Watch on the video page or head over to her site to find out



Feb 11

Sunny to host Food and Finance High School’s Small Plates, Big Hearts

Sunny will host Food and Finance High School’s Annual Gala Small Plates, Big Hearts on March 3rd in New York City.  She’ll be joined by Bobby Flay as well some of New York City’s top restaurants to benefit the school.  Tickets are now available here.  For more info, read below!



Food & Finance High School, New York City’s premiere culinary arts high school, today announced that Sunny will host their annual gala fundraiser, Small Plates, Big Hearts. The gala will be held Monday March 3 at the Mid-Town Loft on Fifth Avenue and 29th street. Food Network is the presenting sponsor of the event.

Sunny will put her hosting skills to work as she welcomes foodies and philanthropists alike to join some of her TV colleagues as well as many of the city’s most well respected culinary talent to SMALL PLATES, BIG HEARTS BENEFIT. The event will include a silent and live auction and take place in the mid mall pop up space.

Bobby Flay will join for the VIP cocktail hour, and guests will be treated to food created by some of the city’s top restaurants. Confirmed restaurants include: Blue Ribbon Sushi, Blue Smoke 27th street, Cafes at Moma, Food Network Kitchen, L’Apicio, mokbar, The Smith, Union Square café, Union Square Events, Untitled at the Whitney and the Students of the Food and Finance High School.

“We are so fortunate to have partners in the talented culinary community of NYC who use their celebrity to assist us in keeping our school’s mission front and center. Our students really are the future of this industry and helping them work toward their passions is a magical thing to watch grow.” Says Roger Turgeon, the principal of the Food and Finance High School.

“I’m thrilled to host this gala on behalf of the Food and Finance High School.  I love being part of an event that’s helping tomorrow’s chefs and food professionals. These students have big dreams and ambitions, and we’re doing what we can to help make them real.” Says host Sunny Anderson.

All proceeds of the SMALL PLATES, BIG HEARTS event will benefit the Food and Finance High School scholarship fund, as well as support the Food and Finance High School afterschool program combining healthy snacks, academic support, culinary training, and an entrepreneurial program running a student run café.

Tickets for SMALL PLATES, BIG HEARTS are available for $250, food and open bar for two hours or for $500 guests are welcomed to the advance VIP cocktail hour where all the evenings’ chefs will be on hand. The event will have a silent as well as a live auction, offering guests the opportunity to further support the school. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance, for ticket and event inquiries, contact Nan Shipley 837 6225

Established in 2004, the Food and Finance High School offers a full academic program as well as four years of intensive culinary training, preparing the students for college as well as the real-world workplace. 90% of the high school graduates go on to a four year college, an amazing statistic for any school. Food and Finance High School, partnered with Cornell University, runs hydroponic, aquaculture, and aquaponic labs right in the building, affording these passionate students cutting edge science education. The Food and Finance High School basement is also home to 10,000 tilapia, an example of just one of the innovative programs that have drawn many high profile chefs to support the school’s mission.

Feb 4

Sunny cooked up 10 more 2-ingredient recipes today on The Rachael Ray Show!


Sunny stopped by The Rachael Ray Show today to share 10 more easy recipes… each with just 2 ingredients!  She shared easy ways to prepare everything from muffins to cakes to soups! Head over to the video page or Rachael Ray Show’s website to watch the clips.  Get all the recipes here.

Feb 2

Sunny judged the ultimate game day nachos today on The Today Show!


Nachos top the list as one of the classic football foods, and the hosts of The Today Show had a Game Day nacho cook-off!  They asked Sunny to be sample them all and judge which was best.  Head over to the video page or  The Today Show site to watch and, as a bonus, grab Sunny’s recipe for Nachos blanco with jalapeno salsa!  With her homemade nachos sitting next to you during today’s game, you’ll feel like a winner regardless of the scoreboard.