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Harold McGee's 'Keys To Good Cooking' For Chefs

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Cumberbatch plays a modernized Holmes who carries a cell phone and gets his buzz from nicotine patches. Hartswood Films/BBC for MASTERPIECE hide caption

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A Modern 'Sherlock' Is More Than Elementary

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