It’s a new era where just about everyone (it seems) has ditched traditional coffee pots and owns a cup-by-cup coffee brewer. The next level up? Home-brewed espresso by the cup. If you prefer your morning coffee with more of a kick or find yourself tempted to offer dinner guests a rich cup of espresso over a run-of-the-mill coffee, you’re probably ready to bring your very own espresso maker home. We’ve rounded up the best espresso machines so you can get the perfect jolt of java you need, whenever you’d like it. Now you just need to stock up on those cute little cups… Our mission at SheKnows is to empower and inspire women, and we only feature products we think you’ll love as much as we do. Please note that if you purchase something by clicking on a link within this story, we may receive a small commission of the sale. This Nespresso machine by Breville is our best overall pick. Forget worrying about grinding up fresh beans, all you need to do with this machine is pick your pod. You can take home a black, Titan or silver model. Once your espresso brewer is all set up at home (literally, just plug it in) fill the water tank, select an option from the five cup sizes, pop in your ch...