How to Make Espresso at Home – A Definitive Guide

Freshly brewed espresso shot

Everyone loves espresso coffee. No matter what we do to make our cup of joe at home, nothing seems to compare to a beautiful, strong, crema-topped espresso, which we get in our favorite coffee shop. But wouldn’t it be lovely to be able to recreate this at home?  The process for how to make espresso…

Waking Up Fully Caffeinated With The Right Espresso Machine

Mastrena semiautomatic espresso machine

As a coffee fan, there’s probably nothing more horrifying than hearing “Honey, the espresso machine broke!” This sentence literally takes you through the five stages of grief. The first one is denial: “That can’t be! It worked just fine yesterday!

Afterward, you go through all the other stages: anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. You get angry because you no longer have coffee, try to bargain your way into alternatives, and get depressed because you know it won’t work anymore.

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