To do tonight: Watch 'Dancing with the Stars,' cook Fig Sandwiches

Staff reports

Dinner idea: Warm Fig and Prosciutto Sandwiches

  • 6 thick slices country bread
  • 2 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 6 tablespoons fig jam
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 12 thin slices Prosciutto

Toast bread on each side under oven broiler. Spread one side of each slice toast with fig jam, then spread with mascarpone. Return to oven; broil about 2 to 3 minutes. Add black pepper; top each on with 2 slices Prosciutto. Serve hot. Makes 6 open-faced sandwiches.

On TV: ‘Dancing with the Stars' on ABC at 8 p.m. EST; 7 p.m. CST

The two-hour premiere of the 12th season of “Dancing with the Stars” airs tonight on ABC, with a new cast of 11 celebrities. Kirstie Alley, Sugar Ray Leonard, Romeo (aka Lil’ Romeo), Wendy Williams and others will compete in the ballroom for the mirrorball trophy. Rated TV-PG.

Fun website: Easy Stereogram Builder,

Remember those “Magic Eye” books that were all the rage in the ’90s? Well, the images are called stereograms, and this website will help you build your own. Choose a pattern and an image, and you’ll see your stereogram.

-- GateHouse News Service