Sunny Anderson doesn’t have your typical chef credentials. A self-taught cook, the Food Network star began whipping up dishes while living abroad as an Air Force member and later, while working as a hip-hop radio DJ.
Whether it’s spicy Southern classics or comfort food bites, her recipes rely on ingredients you typically already have in your pantry. This time of year, that means Superbowl snacks of “dippable stuff” like chips and pretzels, she says, with “guacamole being a must!”
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You’ve been a host on Food Network for over ten years now. What’s your greatest memory?
It always goes back to the first time, when I was a guest on Emeril Live in 2005. I was a caterer in NYC, and he was using one of my recipes, and I didn’t know if I would get to cook with him or just sit at that little side