TV Dinner: Cajun barbecued shrimp

  Academic All-Star: Itai Parnes

  Career-Tech All-Star: Johnathan Konopka

  Arts All-Star: Kat Frank

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving dinner leftovers

  Academic All-Star: Macey Cooper

Continued Coverage

  Arts All-Star: Frankie Schwab

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving tips

  Academic All-Star: Cory Millard

  Career-Tech All-Star: Tia Briot

  Arts All-Star: Hailey Weber

  TV Dinner: stuffed, bacon-wrapped shrimp

  Arts All-Star: Shyla Rumble

Shyla Rumble from Copenhagen Central is inspired to take pencil and acrylic paint to paper, and produce a variety of artworks.

  Academic All-Star: Murielle Fedorko

Our first Academic All-Star of the season is Murielle Fedorko, a senior at Sackets Harbor Central School.

  Career-Tech All-Star: James Wheller

James Wheller is our first-ever 7 News Career-Tech All-Star.

  Arts All-Star: Katherine Vito

Katherine Vito grew up in a very musical household and has been singing pretty much since she could walk.

  TV Dinner: Sauce Fra Diavolo

  TV Dinner: Shrimp Puttanesca

  TV Dinner: Smothered Chicken & Chops

  TV Dinner: Sticky Chicken

  TV Dinner: cheesecake & scalloped apples

  TV Dinner: cream cheese

  TV Dinner: casino-style pasta

This is a perfect meal to serve on a busy weeknight, especially if you do some of the prep ahead of time.

  TV Dinner: Tres Leches Cake

There are three different kinds of milk in this dessert.

  TV Dinner: Maple Chili Lime Marinade

Labor Day Weekend is coming up soon and many people like to plan cookouts to celebrate.

  TV Dinner: Ginger Sesame Dressing

It’s a very versatile dressing that has an Asian-inspired taste.

  TV Dinner: Halusky, summer comfort food

It's a summer comfort food.

  TV Dinner: Bacon Jam

It might look as if Chef Chris Manning kept things standard with hot dogs and hamburgers, but it's what he puts on the dogs and burgers that make it special.

  TV Dinner: Bahn Mi, north country style

It's a north country version of a Vietnamese favorite.

  TV Dinner: A marinade for grill masters

Check out Chef Manning's Carolina mustard marinade

  TV Dinner: Asian pepper steak

If you try this recipe, you might decide to skip takeout.

  TV Dinner: Country Captain, a lowcountry favorite

It's a dish that's popular in South Carolina's lowcountry.

  TV Dinner: Cornell chicken recipe

Chef Manning shows us how to spruce up our chicken using a central New York staple.

  Academic All-Star: Spencer Thomas

Our final Academic All-Star of the season is Spencer Thomas, a senior at Edwards Knox Central School.

  Academic All-Star: Madeline Rousell

This week's Academic All-Star is Madeline Rousell, a senior at Colton-Pierrepont Central School.

  TV Dinner: Seasoning & sauce for steak

Chef Chris Manning is getting a jump on Father's Day with a steak sauce better than the leading brand.

  TV Dinner: crab cakes

This week's dish gets a little personal for Chef Chris Manning.

  TV Dinner: caper-tomato salsa & blue cheese bacon spread

It's Memorial Day weekend and, for many, that means cookouts.

  Academic All-Star: Octavia Viskovich

This week's Academic All-Star is Octavia Viskovich, a senior at Massena Central School.

  Athlete of the Week: Kwazsi Gaddis

Kwazsi is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete Of The Week for September 21, 2018

  Athlete of the Week: Hannah Sugden

Hannah is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete Of The Week for September 14, 2018.

  Arts All-Star: Zana Northrop

"It feels really great to come home and practice after a really stressful day."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Tesa Holman

"It's like your own little world -- it's like you have a place to go, a comfort zone and a way to just pretty much get away from your normal life."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Simon Roome

"It's helped me through the hardest struggles that I've been through and I always go to music when I need to escape from things."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Quincy Marsell

"I enjoy creating a piece that has meaning to me, something I can show the emotions or ideas inside my head and create a powerful image."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Peter Harvill

"We're able to make something beautiful, we're able to inspire thoughts, inspire words, emotions -- through something that is not even human."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Perri Redden

"I was drawn to it from the second I stepped on the stage."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Mary Rose Goff

"I just want to find a way to do this forever."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Maria Young

"It's always been something that I've loved doing, because it's been a way to express myself without there being a right or wrong answer."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Makayla Lea

"Some people, they like to do their hair crazy colors or wear crazy clothes, but I like to make my art."

  Arts All-Star: Madeline Timerman

"Music teaches us what it means to be human."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Logan Beerman

"I wouldn't trade it for anything," Logan Beerman says of her experience as a singer.

  7 News Arts All-Star: Keegan Poste

"If I didn't have music," Keegan Poste says, "I don't know what I'd do in my spare time."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Kari Hance

"It can mean so many different things, depending on what type of music you're listening to and what mood you're in. It just affects people in different ways."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Joey LaShomb

"The reason I play so much is because I really like to make -- if it's possible -- to make everyone happy and give everyone the entertainment that they want."

  Arts All-Star: Jeremy Dening

"I think humans have an innate desire to be creative. If we don't create things, if we simply allow things to remain as the status quo, then we tend to stagnate."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Jaye Harrod

Jaye Harrod was inspired to start drawing by the graphic novels he read in elementary school.

  7 News Arts All-Star: Jasmine Combs

"I just think it's a really good way to creatively express yourself."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Jack Witkop

For Jack Witkop, playing trumpet feels like a legacy from his late grandfather, who was also a trumpet player.

  Arts All-Star: Isabella Addison

"I think to me, it represents my thoughts on a piece of paper."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Ingrid Knudsen

"Dancing just brings this type of tranquility that nothing else can bring."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Hannah Gates

"It's exhilarating. You get to be a different person sometimes and that's really fun."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Ethen White

"This helps with my mental sanity. When I make art, I feel happier."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Emily Scholler

"I'm not like one thing, I think I'm just a mix of a lot of things and everything that's around me."

  7 News Arts All-Star: Caroline Bergan

"I hope that I can somehow change people's lives in what I want to do," Caroline Bergan said.

  7 News Arts All-Star: Carlton Huff

Carlton Huff hopes to someday play professionally in an orchestra.The talented musician from Carthage is the 7 News Arts All-Star for January 10, 2019.

  7 News Arts All-Star: Annie Yang

"I just find making art and being, like, around art and creating art, a comfortable way to be myself," Annie Yang says.

  7 News Arts All-Star: Anna Metzler

Our 7 News Arts All-Star for the week of December 7, 2018 is a talented musician from Lowville Academy.Anna Metzler will tell you "I've been doing music for pretty much my whole life." That started with singing, and since 4th grade, the trombone.

  7News Arts All-Star: Abby Rockwood

Performing in front of people can be scary, Abby Rockwood says. "What I try to do is just imagine nobody's there."The Lowville singer is the 7 News Arts All-Star for January 17, 2019.

  Arts All-Star: Isabelle Phippen

“It’s always been important to me to create, to make art,” Isabelle Phippen said.