A jar of caramel sauce in your fridge is the gift that just keeps on giving. Drizzle it over ice cream or a slice of pie (or both), add a spoonful to your morning oatmeal, use it as a dip for slices of apple, stir it into cocoa — need I go on?
Caramel sauce is also a good first project if you've never worked with sugar before and are eager — if a bit nervous — to enter the world of candy-making. It's a very forgiving sauce, and you don't even need a thermometer. Here's the scoop!