[yields] When it starts to get chilly outside, a bowl of warm chili is so welcome. Choosegrass-fed beef from your local rancher. Advertisement Cynthia Lair Cynthia is an Assistant Professor and Culinary Curriculum Director at Bastyr University. She is also the host of the online cooking show Cookus Interruptus featuring over 170 recipes and the author of Feeding the Whole Family and the new Feeding the Young Athlete. Watch her TEDx talk How to Cut an Onion!