The December 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was stollen, a traditional German Christmas bread. Mine contained dried cherries, pistachios, and candied ginger, and was shaped into two different varieties of wreaths.
A few baking recipes that use minimal all-purpose flour for those occasions when you find yourself running low: Pumpkin granola for breakfast, lamb chili with masa dumplings for dinner, and Asian pear crisp for dessert.
The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was making doughnuts! Since I've made several types of doughnuts in the past, I selected the new-to-me pumpkin cake doughnut recipe, a perfect snack for a very rainy afternoon.