water (divided use)
1Combine sugar and 1/4 cup water in a heavy sauce pan.
Bring to a boil,stirring to dissolve sugar completely.
Boil until sugar colors-this is how you make caramel
But don't stop here.Continue cooking until sugar turns black and starts to smoke.
2Remove from heat and Carefully add 1/4 cup water,then
return to heat and stir until liquid.Pour into glass jar and use as needed.
3To clean pan and spoon,fill with water and boil until caramel has dissolved.