Athlete of the Week: Jackie Piddock

  Arts All-Star: Ryan Hayes

  TV Dinner: an Irish feast

  Academic All-Star: Melanie Peabody

  TV Dinner: ‘Strega Nona’

  Arts All-Star: Andrew Smith

Continued Coverage

  Academic All-Star: Leah French

  Career-Tech All-Star: Casey Davis

  Arts All-Star: Phoebe Hall

  Athlete of the Week: Makenna Boliver

  Academic All-Star: Trenton Barnes

  Arts All-Star: J. Jake Thomas

  TV Dinner: Tequila Mango Flambé

It's Valentine's Day and Chef Chris Manning shows us a romantic dessert.

  Academic All-Star: Matthew McIntosh

This week's Academic All-Star is Matthew McIntosh, a senior at Lowville Academy and Central School.

  Career-Tech All-Star: Justin Geyer

Justin Geyer is learning how to fix cars.

  Arts All-Star Hailey Hunt

Hailey Hunt wants to be a doctor, but the lessons she's learned from dance will always be with her.

  TV Dinner: Chicken Paprikash

  Academic All-Star: Riley Aubertine

  Arts All-Star: Matthew Garrison

  TV Dinner: Jambalaya

  Academic All-Star: Karrigan Riordan

  Career-Tech All-Star: Caleb Judd

  Arts All-Star: Kennedy Vergin

For Kennedy Vergin, performing is "rewarding and kind of breathtaking at first."

  TV Dinner: Maple Mustard Sauce

Chef Chris Manning's Maple Mustard Sauce is simple and easy to make.

  Academic All-Star: Jaymie Monnat

This week's Academic All-Star is Jaymie Monnat, a senior at Beaver River Central School.

  Arts All-Star: Cristofer Tidd

For Cristofer Tidd, music is a stress reliever, "a big stress reliever for me and I just love seeing how much joy it brings people."

  TV Dinner: Maryland Hot Crab Dip

If you're hosting a football game-watching party, this dish would be a sure crowd pleaser.

  Career-Tech All-Star: David Zimmer

David Zimmer is learning a skill he says is very useful.

  Arts All-Star: Veronica Gibbons

For Veronica Gibbons, music is a great way to cure a bad day.

  Academic All-Star: Shawn Mason

This week's Academic All-Star is Shawn Mason, a senior at Alexandria Central School.

  TV Dinner: Amatriciana

It's called Amatriciana and it originates from Amatrice in central Italy northeast of Rome.

  Academic All-Star: Leon Lufkin

This week's Academic All-Star is Leon Lufkin, a senior at Potsdam Central School.

  Arts All-Star: Gerard Powers

Gerard Powers remembers his first voice lessons.

  Athlete of the Week: Kyle Gaumes

Kyle Gaumes of Lyme is making an early impression for his new team. The transfer from LaFargeville is averaging 24 points a game.

  TV Dinner: loaded potato pancakes

It’s a tasty and hearty way to start the New Year.

  Academic All-Star: Olivia Berghaus

This week's Academic All-Star is Olivia Berghaus, a senior at Ogdensburg Free Academy.

  Arts All-Star: Katherine Vito

Katherine Vito has been surrounded by music her entire life.

  TV Dinner: Beef Cacciatore

Most people have heard of Chicken Cacciatore, but Chef Chris Manning introduces us to the less-renowned Beef Cacciatore.

  Academic All-Star: Holly Young

This week's Academic All-Star is Holly Young, a senior at South Jefferson Central School.

  Arts All-Star: Shacoria Jackson

Shacoria Jackson says some of her sketches take hours.

  TV Dinner: Baccala Vitorio

Salt cod is an Italian tradition at Christmas.

  Academic All-Star: Keyan Deom

This week's Academic All-Star is Keyan Deom, a senior at Copenhagen Central School.

  Arts All-Star: Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis could sing all of "Annie" before she could speak in coherent sentences.

  Career-Tech All-Star: Austin Fayette

Austin Fayette is learning to weld at Southwest Tech in Fowler, part of the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES.

  TV Dinner: Sauce Robert

It might look like your typical steak sauce, but it's not.

  Academic All-Star: Andrew Victoria

This week's Academic All-Star is Andrew Victoria, a senior at Watertown High School.

  Arts All-Star: Morgan Wheat

Morgan Wheat plans to major in art and psychology in college and wants to become a teacher.

  TV Dinner: Cajun barbecued shrimp

It's a page from famed New Orleans Chef Paul Prudhomme's "Louisiana Kitchen" cookbook.

  Academic All-Star: Itai Parnes

This week's Academic All-Star is Itai Parnes, a senior at Carthage High School.

  Career-Tech All-Star: Johnathan Konopka

Johnathan Konopka has been into computers and video games since he was a little boy.

  Arts All-Star: Kat Frank

Kat Frank got into drums and percussion in the sixth grade.

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving dinner leftovers

There can be more to Thanksgiving dinner leftovers than turkey sandwiches.

  Academic All-Star: Macey Cooper

This week's Academic All-Star is Macey Cooper, a senior at Thousand Islands High School.

  Arts All-Star: Frankie Schwab

Frankie Schwab says she comes from "a very artsy family."

  TV Dinner: Thanksgiving tips

Chef Chris Manning has some ideas to make your Thanksgiving special and it's sort of a family affair.

  Academic All-Star: Cory Millard

This week's Academic All-Star is Cory Millard, a senior at South Lewis Central School.

  Career-Tech All-Star: Tia Briot

Tia Briot wants to become a wildlife photographer and she’s honing her skills at a BOCES program in Lewis County.

  Arts All-Star: Hailey Weber

Music is important to Hailey Weber.

  TV Dinner: stuffed, bacon-wrapped shrimp

Chris Manning showed Beth and Makenzie the secret of delicious stuffed, bacon-wrapped shrimp Friday morning.

  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

This dish is spicy -- and maybe even healthy.

  TV Dinner: Shrimp Puttanesca

It's a one-pot meal that's surprisingly light.

  TV Dinner: Smothered Chicken & Chops

It's a simple and satisfying meal -- and it's very tasty.

  TV Dinner: Sticky Chicken

Things get sticky in this week's TV Dinner segment.

  TV Dinner: cheesecake & scalloped apples

This weekend is the Cream Cheese Festival in Lowville and to honor it, Chef Chris Manning shows us an easy way to make cheesecake.

  TV Dinner: cream cheese

Next weekend is the Cream Cheese Festival in Lowville and Chef Chris Manning is acknowledging it this Friday and next.

  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.