Summer squash is also excellent in this recipe, although the coloring of the final product is not quite as distinctive. If you're one of those ambitious gardeners who plants both types of squash, try using both in this pickle at the same time.
"Water is your enemy in ice cream," says Jeni Britton Bauer, author of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home. "That's what turns into ice." She shares her tips for fighting the enemy when making ice cream at home.