Okay, no keyboard on my laptop... And I thought it would only take me five minutes to put up my Yankee Belle Sponge Candy post, but all the pics are downstairs.
To make this easy:
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 Tablespoon vinegar
1 Tablespoon baking soda
Mix sugar, corn syrup and vinegar in 4 quart saucepan. Heat over medium high heat, stirring, until mixture forms brittle threads when dripped from a spoon... Temp rises very quickly as the candy gets close to being done, so this is where I always burn a batch or two.
Once you have the candy to the right thread-dripping-and breaking temp, remove from heat, stir in 1 Tablespoon of baking soda QUICKLY (mixture will foam wonderfully, very scientific) and pour into a buttered cake pan or cookie sheet with sides. Let cool. Break or stab vigorously with knife (not even close to kidding!) to break into smaller, odd-sized pieces. (there was a great pic of this...oops)
Then coat with gently melted chocolate, milk or dark.