2021 is (finally!) here and Agate has a book to help you achieve each of your resolutions. Whether you are trying to eat healthier or make the perfect cup of coffee, Agate has you covered.
Trying Out Meatless Mondays?
The New Chicago Diner Cookbook
Thirty years after opening, the Chicago Diner is still the Windy City’s premier vegetarian eatery, now with two locations and a national fan base. In honor of this momentous anniversary, the Chicago Diner released this new cookbook, reflecting the wealth of new recipes, vegetarian and vegan dining sensibilities, and anecdotes from the kitchen of this award-winning foodie favorite.
The Tahini Table
The Tahini Table reveals tahini as a versatile, healthy, and delicious addition to any kitchen, with more than 100 recipes for snacks, dinners, desserts, and more.
Vegan Indian Cooking
Featuring more than 50 recipes, and illustrated with color photography throughout, these great recipes are all prepared in healthful versions that use vegan alternatives to rich cream, butter, and meat. The result is a terrific addition to the culinary resources of any cook interested in either vegan or Indian cuisine.
Power Vegan is a guide to finding the foods that will truly power our daily lives and explains the reasoning behind how eating a more plant-based diet will achieve this aim. Whether readers want to eat better, get fit, or train like an athlete, Power Vegan contains the personalized, balanced approach to a healthier lifestyle.
Shooting for a Promotion?
A powerful dose of wisdom in a concise package, Lasting Contribution is filled with profound and effective advice on how to make the kinds of contributions to work, to organizations, to communities; that really matter. Above all, Lasting Contribution offers different benefits to different readers: insightful tips for a better work performance for those looking to improve their careers; practical life-applications for those grappling with high philosophical ideas; and food for thought for anyone seeking to enrich their lives generally.
The Job Search Navigator
The Job Search Navigator is a comprehensive guide to finding a new job in today’s evolving career marketplace. Author Matt Durfee writes from the perspective of someone who has both recruited for some of America’s biggest companies and navigated his way through nine of his own job losses. The book combines practical real-world perspectives with the technical knowledge job seekers need in order to excel at every aspect of their searches. Durfee gives easy-to-follow strategies and, perhaps more importantly, recounts in illuminating detail the kinds of mistakes that led him to develop these strategies.
This year alone, 3.2 million US students will graduate from college and unprecedented percentages of them will be unable to obtain jobs in their desired fields. The key for young professionals to escape this cycle isn’t in the outdated tactics of climbing the corporate ladder, but rather in forging their own unique paths. Improvise by GolinHarris CEO Fred Cook, is an inspiring story of how Cook followed an unusual yet fascinating path from young adulthood to the corner office. Improvise combines Cook’s lifetime of uncommon experiences with his insights from a successful corporate career, as a means to help recent graduates and young entrepreneurs uncover the professional skills that exist outside any traditional office.
Want to learn to make the perfect drink?
Craft Coffee: A Manual
A comprehensive guide to improving home coffee making, written by a coffee enthusiast for coffee enthusiasts. Includes information on 10 different manual brewing methods, such as French press, Chemex, and V60, as well as advice on selecting beans, choosing equipment, and deciphering coffee bags.
How’s Your Drink?
Based on the popular feature in the Saturday Wall Street Journal, How’s Your Drink illuminates the culture of the cocktail. John F. Kennedy played nuclear brinksmanship with a gin and tonic in his hand. Teddy Roosevelt took the witness stand to testify that six mint juleps over the course of his presidency did not make him a drunk. Ernest Hemingway and Raymond Chandler both did their part to promote the gimlet. Eric Felten tells all of these stories and many more, and also offers exhaustively researched cocktail recipes.
The Modern Mixologist
Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement. Through his work with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as “the Modern Mixologist,” someone bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century.