Laura Serino

Laura Serino is the Digital Editor of Down East Magazine.


Bold Comfort

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, chef Kerry Altiero shares some of his favorite recipes from Rockland’s beloved Cafe Miranda.


Our Favorite Stories of 2014

Although they run the gamut from reporting to narrative to profile, our fave favorite stories this year have a few things in common: community, resilience, deep connection to place.


4 Holiday Table Ideas

Impress your guests with a beautiful table for your holiday dinner. Check out these four festive and inexpensive ideas.



A much more elegant alternative to the cafeteria tray, this toboggan is made in Camden from native ash and water-resistant pads for snow days…


Sand Bar Board

Sustainably built and rugged enough to handle a rocky coastal climate, this 12-foot stand-up paddleboard (or SUP) was made from 200-year-old reclaimed pine and…


Dessert Sauces

It’s basically dessert on a spoon and it’s created from all-natural ingredients by Chef Abby Freethy. $6.25, Northwoods Gourmet Girl. 207-570-8112 Buy Now


Todd’s Salsa

What started as a home kitchen hobby, this salsa has quickly turned into the best base for tortilla chip dipping around. $6, Todd’s Salsa…