Remember when “crudités” was considered an entertaining cop-out? And serving it meant that at the 90th minute, you thought to run to the grocery store and get yourself a plastic tray of pre-cut bland vegetables with a tub of ranch dip? Those days are over, y’all. Nowadays, serving crudités (yes, it’s technically spelled with an “s” at the end) is a summer entertaining staple, and the more artful your arrangement, the better. Big or small; round or rectangular; cooked or raw; there’s one thing all our favorite crudités platters have in common: tons of vibrant color and loads of seasonal flavor.