De’Longhi Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Maker EC270
This sturdy model turns out satisfying espresso (no regular coffee) with the requisite caramel-colored crema, and it also has a stellar milk frother, for pillow-soft foam. Works with espresso pods and grounds.
Number of espresso-pod varieties: More than 100 (from multiple espresso producers).
To buy: $70, amazon.com.