Peel carrots. Boil salt and water. Simmer vegetables for 20 minutes. To serve, heat sugar, sitrring constantly until carmelized or lightly browned. Add butter. Add cooked vegetables. Shake pan or stir until evenly glazed and heated through, about 10 minutes. Serve immediately.
NOTES : This can be done with potatoes (up to 2 pounds, same recipe) as well as carrots.