If you have the time, making your own condiments, such as this tomato and basil mustard, is a great way to ensure you know exactly what has gone into your food. If you're making as an edible gift, you might want to invest in some purpose-made jars with screw-top lids. You'll find them in major supermarkets and speciality kitchen shops.
These little banoffees are a perfect sweet treat that the kids can help you make. By using bought pecan and caramel biscuits, they use less than six ingredients and take less than five minutes to bake.