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Kate Aitken: Sunday dinner

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The weekend approaches, and with it, delicious weekend dinners. On this 1948 Friday edition of her CBC Radio program, Kate Aitken shares a recipe for a Sunday dinner of chicken wrapped in bacon and baked in a seasoned sour cream sauce. She and co-host Mac McCurdy discuss reading primers for children and take listeners to Granby, Que., where weekly well-baby clinics have made it the Ogilvie town of the week.

Medium: Radio
Program: Kate Aitken
Broadcast Date: Nov. 19, 1948
Guest: Dr. Paul Auger
Host: Kate Aitken, Mac McCurdy
Duration: 14:31
Photo: ©iStockphoto.com/Dirk Richter

Did You know?


• As a young mother, Kate Aitken raised prize-winning hens on a chicken farm and started a successful home canning business. She also worked for the government travelling around her township to lecture farm wives on farming and preserving techniques.

• CFRB radio in Toronto was Kate Aitken's first steady broadcast job, starting in 1934. CJAD in Montreal picked up her syndicated show later, and her CBC program ran Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting in 1948.


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