Science & Nature
Food Science: Learn the Science of Apples and Five Delicious Recipes
In this 4-day course learners will investigate the science behind apples with five delicious and simple apple recipes.
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over 1 week
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per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
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Where does the phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" come from? Why do apples turn brown so quickly when cut? Does one bad apple really spoil the entire barrel of apples? We will learn the answer to these questions and more in this course. Each class will consist of an introduction to the science (10 minutes), a walkthrough of the recipe (30-60 minutes), and conclusion of the science behind the recipe (10 minutes). Learners are encouraged to ask questions and discuss the topic...
Day 1: Apple Butter 3 lb. Granny Smith apples 3/4 c. apple cider vinegar 1/2 tsp. salt 1 c. water 1 c. packed light brown sugar 1 tbsp. apple pie spice (or pumpkin pie spice) 1 tsp. vanilla extract Slow cooker or stockpot Day 2: Apple Pie 2 sheets of pie dough 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest juice from half a lemon (2 tablespoons) 5 pounds apples* (5 pounds before peeling and coring) - choose 3 types of apples, just over 1 pound per type - we will be making 4 small pies to test the difference between the types of apples as well as a mix of varieties 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 3/4 cup granulated sugar 5 tablespoons all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cardamom, optional 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon milk, for brushing on pie 1 tablespoon beaten egg, optional, for brushing on pie 1 tablespoon raw sugar, for topping pie 4 small pie tins 4 medium bowls, microwavable Day 3: Apple Cider 1 orange 10 medium apples (use a variety– I use Honeycrisp and Granny Smith) 3 cinnamon sticks (or 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon) 2 teaspoons ground cloves granulated sugar to taste slow cooker or a stock pot Day 4: Candied Apples 4 1/2 cups cane sugar 4 to 8 apples (depends on how many you want to make) 1 cup water 1/3 cup corn syrup or golden syrup Optional: food coloring and dips like pistachios, sprinkles, etc. Parchment or silicone mat Baking sheet Medium pot Candy or cooking thermometer
5 hours 20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Learners may need supervision in one or more of the classes due to the use of the stovetop and a knife. Caution will be brought up in class, but the teachers asks for supervision if the learner is not experienced in the kitchen.
Scientist who is enthusiastic about STEM
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
1454 total reviews
1104 completed classes
Hello! am a scientist and adventurer. I have a Masters degree in Animal Science with minors in Chemistry and Fish & Wildlife. I started my journey investigating sheep and goats, went on to study shrimp and zooplankton, and have many years of...