I give you: a salad that embodies the maelstrom of emotions (read: resentment, anger, frustration) I feel going into a million months of cold, dark Canadian winter, coupled with the heady sense of nostalgia for zenned-out barbecue nights never taken for granted (read: Canadian summer is one week long…give or take).
Boil corn in salted water. When cool, shave into strips.
Slice persimmon thinly. Shave celery into ribbons with a peeler.
Assemble salad as shown. Dress.
Combine and shake.