Author Notes

Sunny anderson is the host of Food Network's Cooking for Real and Home Made in America with Sunny Anderson. After years of cooking for her music-industry friends, she started catering while a DJ at New York City's HOT 97 and became the food and lifestyle editor at Hip Hop Weekly. Sunny appears regularly on the Rachael Ray show and Today, and is often in Food Network Magazine, Essence, and People. Sunny lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her four rescue cats.