From the series Ripples. Paring apples and baking crusty turnovers for the family is something many mothers like to do. But how do you make apple pies for hundreds of people who want to eat at the same time in a cafeteria..? Machines do most of the work. A special machine. for each small special job cutting, mixing, shaping.rolling and filling illustrates specialization in automation. Mother does all these jobs herself.