12-year-olds generally aren't passionate about much outside of video games, or sports, but for 12-year-old Evansville resident, Haley Mattes, her passion lies in the kitchen, and her love of cooking. It's a passion that will be on display to a nationwide audience during the season premiere of Chopped Junior on Food Network Tuesday night.
Evansville native, author Jillian Tyler stopped by the studio on Monday to discuss her book, Cross Stitch, and how a portion of the proceeds from the book will benefit members of the LGBT community in Tri-State.
"I don't think of myself as a celebrity or think about making an impression," she says as she makes her way through her first United States tour. "I'm honest and I think that's what comes out in the songs."