Tropicana expanded its lower-calorie Trop50 line with Trop50 Lemonade and Raspberry Lemonade. The company is supporting the launch with a lemonade stand in New York City that raises funds for charity and includes a photo booth and a visit from celebrity Giuliana Rancic.
Martha Hall Foose's new cookbook, "Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales From a Southern Cook," offers down-home recipes with a modern twist. Polka-dot shortbread is buttery and crumbly, and Cornbread-crusted white chili is a nice take on a familiar dish.
Atlanta chefs are offering a gourmet take on the traditional doughnut, taking it far beyond Homer Simpson. The chef at JCT Kitchen offers lemon doughnuts paired with espresso ice cream, and a restaurateur models his doughnuts after Spanish churros.