Keith Durbin

628 Flips | 18 Magazines | 27 Likes | 1 Following | 4 Followers | @keithdurbin | CIO of Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County

The One Way To Use Zucchini I Never Get Tired Of

You’ll want to eat it again and again.<p>FYI, I’m writing this as I take another bite of my tortellini salad with zucchini and peas—the dish that …

Pasta

Recipe: Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto's tuna poke

Once you secure sushi-grade tuna, this meal in a bowl takes almost no effort to make.I upgrade the typical tekka don—sliced raw tuna, often briefly …

Recipes

Dobos torte recipe

For the caramel buttercream, place the sugar and 100ml/3½fl oz water into a large saucepan. Slowly bring to the boil over a medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.<p>Once there is no grittiness left, turn up the heat and boil until a golden caramel. Take off the heat and add the double …

Dessert

How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.<p>And when they’re suffering, they’re in their Critter State versus their Smart State. Why? Most likely because safety, belonging or mattering are missing. But how do you know who needs …

Employee Engagement

Kale Caesar Salad | America's Test Kitchen

<b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Place kale in large bowl and cover with warm tap water (110 to 115 degrees). …

Recipes

These Cold, Spicy Noodles Will Soothe Your Sweaty Soul

Summertime is, to me, synonymous with spicy peanut noodles, which I’ve been making every summer since I was allowed to cook pasta by myself. I love …

Recipes

Shredded Korean Chicken | Goop

This is an old goop favorite that goes seamlessly into sliders, rice bowls, and tacos. It’s absolutely delicious and especially amazing to have in …

Recipes

Moist and Tender Sous Vide Meatballs

• Combine the ground beef, pork, egg, onion, Parmesan cheese, oats, milk, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Mix until well blended. If you use a stand …

Anyone can use Uber’s new map-making tool

You can use it to visualize any type of location-based data.<p>Fifteen million people take Uber rides every day, and they generate a <i>lot</i> of data.<p>In fact, two years ago Uber began building its own mapping tool to process all of it. Called Kepler.gl, the software maps location data and runs entirely in …

Data Visualization

Quick and Easy Grilled Potatoes Recipe

"These are like a baked potato, but better! This recipe is so simple and makes a delicious side dish, a 'baked' potato that is soft in the middle and …

Recipes

15 Free Keynote Templates for Creatives

Whether you want to impress potential clients and investors or simply need to design a presentation for your client, there is no doubt that a …

Web Design

What makes a city “smart” in 2018?

<i>Current trends, technologies, and companies you need to know about in the smart city space</i><p>I recently attended the Smart Cities New York conference as …

Smart Cities

Maialino's Olive Oil Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Olive oil cake at its best has a crackling crust and an aromatic oil-rich middle, which, if it held any more moisture, would be pudding. Pulling this off should be easy—there aren't even egg whites to whip and fold, or butter to cream—but it isn't always. This one, however, is …

Dessert

Thai chicken curry

Chop the potato (unpeeled) into 1 cm chunks.<p>Cook Rice: Add the water (for the rice) and the salt(fothe rice) to a medium saucepan and bring to the …

Recipes

Baba ganoush recipe

Prick the aubergines with a fork. Grill the aubergines until the skin is charred and blacked and the flesh feels soft when you press it (this will take approximately 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking).<p>In a pestle and mortar, crush the garlic with the lemon juice, tahini, olive oil and …

Recipes

Easy Tin Foil Sausage and Veggies Dinner

<i>These delicious and easy tin foil packets are so quick to assemble! They are packed with sausage, tons of veggies, and the best seasoning mix. This</i> …

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

Fig and Lemon Refrigerator Jam Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together 1 lb. figs, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces; 1/3 cup granulated sugar; and 2 Tbsp. lemon zest in a saucepan. Let stand …

Recipes

Make Chicken Paella in Under an Hour

A Spanish dish from the Valencia region, paella is named for the cooking vessel itself: a round, shallow pan made of carbon steel that heats quickly …

Why you should stop using product roadmaps and try GIST Planning

Over the years I created my fair share of product strategies, roadmaps and project gantts. I don’t do them anymore. I found a better alternative …

Project Management

Yes, a Powerpoint Presentation Can Be Exceptionally Memorable. Here Are 2 Easy Hacks

These Powerpoint hacks are so easy, you're going to kick yourself for not doing them sooner.<p>PowerPoint decks can be an very efficient way of sharing and presenting information.<p>Yet, if they're bad, they are painful to create and even more painful to sit through.<p>Today, I'm going to teach you two easy …

Public Speaking

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

Salmon Baked in Fig Leaves | Eat • Drink • Garden • Santa Barbara, California

In California it’s officially salmon season <i>and</i> my fig trees are loaded to the gills (forgive me) with lush leaves. It’s like Mother Nature is sending …

Salmon Wrapped in Fig Leaves

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Graphic Design

Watch this autonomous car carefully, safely weave through a crowd of pedestrians

When you’re driving, there are few things more annoying than pedestrians who disobey signals and pop out right in front of you. Possible reactions …

Ultimate Slow Cooker Pot Roast - Dinner, then Dessert

Season the chuck roast with the Kosher salt, pepper and thyme (if you are sensitive to sodium, adjust to your taste or you can even leave the salt …

Cooking

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

I’m not usually one to play matchmaker, but I was so firmly convinced that two of my longest-running, most-treasured breakfast besties—overnight oats …