The Minimalist Live: Watch Last Weekend's Webcast

Last weekend New York public television station Thirteen/WNET had Mark Bittman on in a live webcast to demonstrate (he said) that he is not the total curmudgeon he sometimes appears on television.

We had never thought of him as a curmudgeon, and he's quite witty and charming in this half hour video. He takes questions from readers through the web, does some cooking, and offers tips. If you're a Bittman fan, take a look...

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