Live Well Network, one of the fastest growing digital television networks operated by ABC Owned Television Stations Group, will premiere a special three-episode cook-off series called Home Chef Showdown this summer and I'm happy to say local Texarkana, Arkansas resident will be on the show and we'll have her in the studio next week. Shayla White who will be going up against three other home chefs competing for the best appetizer, grilled meats and dessert. Shayla and her competitors are to be judged by esteemed culinary personalities Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes) and Margo True (Food Editor of Sunset Magazine). Catch a preview of the show on the Live Well Network site.

In each episode, the home chefs compete both for the title of winner of their food category, as well as a $1,000 gift card to Cost Plus World Market. Shayla is expected to be judged in the summer dessert category.

The three-episode special series premieres on the Live Well Network Sunday, June 22 at 8PM/7c, and continues on Monday, June 23 at 8:30pm/7:30c, and Tuesday, June 24 at 8:30pm/7:30c. The series will continue to run throughout the summer.

For a full list of programming or to find where to watch, visit

See a sneak peek preview of the show.

Shayla visits the KKYR studios next Tuesday morning (6/17) at 7:40 a.m. with Jim & Lisa and drops by to see me Thursday afternoon (6/19) during the Garcia Express.