sunnyandersonThe 1st page of my cookbook, Sunny's Kitchen(in stores now). Shot entirely in, you guessed it, my kitchen. 63rd Between 4th and 5th, Sunset Park, BK. 2013. They initially wanted to rent a place with a different kitchen and I was like huh? 1. That costs money and 2. It's called SUNNY'S KITCHEN😂😂, sooooo. Glad I went against the establishment cuz one day my photographer showed up to my place early and was like, "let's have fun" I was like, "ok". No make up really cuz it was a food shoot day. He said, let's do it in the middle of the street. We set up the shot and right before he clicked I said, "wait a minute". I ran inside then came back out with the cast-iron pan. He giggled. Dried it out for no reflection and boom! Of all the pics in my book this is my fave. I actually thought the publisher wouldn't let me use it because I'm not smiling as expected. But I sent an email explaining I wanted people to open the book and see a strong woman and not forget I came from hip hop. It got me here, along with so much more. Turns out I didn't need to make my case, the publisher easily said yes. In that moment I was reminded, it was my book. They were gonna let me do whatever and let the chips fall where they may. Clarkson Potter/Random House is LEGIT! This is a humble brag, cuz I know I'll be accused of it, but I truly didn't expect a New York Times Best Seller. It's all in the pre-orders and 1st week sales and I didn't have access to the build up numbers. When I got the call, it was...wow. Can't describe it. Couldn't believe people bought it so fast. Thank you if that was you. I legit cried for days and most of it was left on @rachaelray's voicemail. Couldn't have done it without her support. Every time she predicted it on her show, I truly cringed, scared I wouldn't make it and I didn't want to make her a liar. Thank you for the hugs on the book tour, many of you are here and I remember you, 2 became friends😘😘. Pretty sure I cried at every stop from joy. 😘😘😘 #sunnyandersontbt #sunnyphotoshoe-t #ioversharecuzicare
- gcmeLove this! You are handling it!!
- whatisjanelleuptoThanks for caring and sharing @sunnyanderson. You still owe me that mtg at Sonic in Hasbrouck Heights!
- evillittleprincessYes girl, you look fierce!
- beverlyannlerouxLooking good girl!!!
- _sereneteeGangsta Sunny!!! 😎
- syrien1Love it! I'm ready for the book!
- hellofortiesYou go girl! #GIRLPOWER! Happy St Patty's Day from "Patty O' Kelley".
- stacyc122You look great!
- bonnielynn7@sunnyanderson this shot is amazing!!! congratulations!!!
- nystuna44When is your Book coming out. Need simple meals
- ggsummer17Really looking good Sunny! I want your book ASAP!
- fullonbowalwaysWe love you Sunny! You are a true inspiration!
- lisa_leanne_az@sunnyanderson love this pic! Should of taken one of you cracking up afterwards....cause I'm sure you did! 😁
- kettycorUsing your special tool🍳
- constancewilson.coCongrats Sunny! Dope pic! 👊
- badgermom13Im so happy for you 💕❤💕
- tigger2uallLove this picture of you!
- psalm134So deserved!
- blessed_harmonyAhwww my fellow ariean, ny'er I'm so happy girly for you. .Enjoy your blessings💜❣💜🐕🐶🐕
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