I took the chowder out of the fridge at about 5:30 and put it on the stove to heat up. Again, Greg had the power seat. I asked him how it tasted and he said, "fine, great, don't change a thing." I took a bowl and added some sherry and mixed it with the chowder and Greg said, "hmm, yeah, thats better, don't change a thing" Accckkk, what am I supposed to do with that??? So I floated about an 1/8 of a cup of sherry in the middle to the chowder and didn't stir, but rather let it permeate the broth.
All I know is that there were 4 clean bowls at the end of the course, and one guest said "more salt" two guests said "salty already" and Greg who said: "funny, I wouldn't change a thing, its just right." My hero.