Breadhead Blog

Gift Boxes Now Available

We are excited to offer gift boxes for all occasions. Holiday, birthday, wedding, corporate gifts, or just because. Gift boxes range from $35-$75 and can be picked up at the bakery, or, shipped anywhere in the United States (price does not include shipping).  For more...

Greg Carpenter - Artist Profile
Petoskey News Review – Artist Profile

Petoskey News Review featured Crooked Tree Breadworks owner, Greg Carpenter in this weeks Artist Profile section.  Read what motivated Greg to make the best bread in Northern Michigan, here....

Peppermint Mocha Shortbread
Peppermint Mocha Shortbread Now Available!

It's that time of year!  We now have our peppermint mocha shortbread available in store and available for shipping online.  In addition to the peppermint mocha shortbread, our pastry team has developed a delicious maple bacon shortbread, which will be available at the bakery for a...

Crooked Tree Breadworks Breadhead Brew Coffee
Wake Up With Breadhead Brew

Did you know Crooked Tree Breadworks has partnered with Higher Grounds of Traverse City to produce Breadhead Brew?  Breadhead Brew is an organic blend made specifically for our bakery.  Pairs well with our Biscotti!!  Enjoy it in our store, or, order online. Whole bean and ground...

Breadworks Winter Stollen
Order Your Winter Stollen Now!

Our bakers have been working hard getting our winter stollen ready for all of your holiday needs. Order Here...

Bakers with lives
Putting the Night Shift to Bed

As printed in the Bread Bakers' Guild of America newsletter Breadlines, Volume 24, Issue 4, Winter 2016 by Greg Carpenter We’ve all heard it.  The first thing outta their mouth when they find out you are a baker. “Time to make the donuts.”  That iconic image of...

Greg Carpenter Collaborating
The Art of Collaboration

(As published in the Bread Baker's Guild of America's journal, Bread Lines, Volume 24, Issue 2) Long time bakers know that being an artisan baker is not always fun and exciting.  When I start noticing signs of burnout in myself I look for new perspectives on baking,...

Breadworks Crusty Rustic Loaf Recipe
Crusty Rustic Loaf Recipe
This recipe for a hearty loaf takes advantage of all of master baker Greg Carpenter’s bread-baking tips.
Greg Carpenter Flour Maureen Abood Article
Real Artisanal Bakery
Maureen Abood's story ran in the October 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.
Maureen Abood at Crooked Tree Breadworks
Maureen Abood
Food writer Maureen Abood stopped by Crooked Tree Breadworks and we had a really fun interview!