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Sustainable Cooking: Autumnal Apple Pie

by Anna S. | Cooking FREE

7 Lessons 48:47
  1. 1. Trailer 0:31
  2. 2. Introduction & A Trip to the Farmer's Market 4:39
  3. 3. Making the Dough 8:33
  4. 4. Making the Filling 10:36
  5. 5. Putting Together the Pie 13:50
  6. 6. While it Bakes: Learning More About Apples! 9:27
  7. 7. Pie Reveal 1:11

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About the course

Welcome to my sustainable kitchen, a place where we’ll learn how to impact our carbon footprints through our cooking and eating habits. Who knew that buying locally grown food could impact carbon emissions so much? Today’s delicious sustainable recipe is apple pie. It’s the perfect autumnal treat! I will be taking a trip to the farmer’s market, creating the pie, and learning some fun new facts about apples. This is a great recipe to share with friends, family, or enjoy all for yourself!
- 6 apples (variety of your choosing)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 egg white (optional)
- Double pie crust
- 2.5 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 6-8 tablespoons ice water
- 9 in pie dish


  • Apple
  • Baking
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Dessert
  • Pie
  • Sustainability


I attended the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, NY where I was able to explore my multiple different passions through engaging classes and fun clubs. I am currently on a gap year but am excited to attend Northwestern University next fall with an intended major in Environmental Chemistry.

Throughout my time in high school, I tutored many students in chemistry. As early as 10th grade, my chemistry teacher recommended me to the school’s peer tutoring program because she saw how deeply I was grasping and understanding the information being taught. I have worked with students on homework, test prep, and lab report editing.

In addition to tutoring high school chemistry, I have worked with kindergarteners and first graders on reading skills and comprehension, so I feel confident working

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