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Cookus Interruptus

Series produced by KUOW

Caption: The cast of Cookus Interruptus.  Left to right: Matt Smith, Bhama Roget, Nick Eaton, Cynthia Lair and Frank Buxton., Credit: Photo by Brad Huskinson.
Image by: Photo by Brad Huskinson. 
The cast of Cookus Interruptus. Left to right: Matt Smith, Bhama Roget, Nick Eaton, Cynthia Lair and Frank Buxton. 

"Cookus Interruptus" is a radio–cooking–comedy starring Cynthia Lair. Her kitchen adventures are proof that it is possible to cook healthy, home–cooked meals despite life's constant interruptions.

Cynthia is the director of Bastyr University's Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts. He cookbooks include "Whole Foods for the Whole Family". She is also an improv actress and star of the web video series, "Cookus Interruptus".
Her radio kitchen adventures are proof that it is possible to cook healthy, home–cooked meals despite life's constant interruptions.
In each episode, she prepares a tasty dish using whole foods. And she does it in spite of hilarious interruptions by her family.


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: The cast of Cookus Interruptus, Credit: Brad Huskinson
A sweet finish to the kitchen repair project. And, a surprise visit from Grandpa.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 08:51
Caption: Darrell, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Raita is on the menu for Cynthia. But, her husband Steve is using her kitchen tools to pick up extra cash.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 08:02
Caption: Frank, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares kale with apples and walnuts while repairs on the sink take a turn for the worse.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: Jane and Steve, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares a side dish of quinoa salad despite a broken sink.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:31
Caption: Cynthia Lair, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares salmon kebobs while her adult daughter, Jane, mooches the car for a band gig in Pasco, Washington.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:54