It Starts with Passion…

Wicked Handy is all about passion, and our passions come in the form of hard work and great food.  We value creating and building with our own hands whenever possible.  We want to share our passion with anyone who shares a similar interest with us.  Those interests include gardening, cooking (often with the foods we grow in our garden), and wood-working/do-it-yourself projects.

Inside this site, you’ll find tips and tricks, blueprints and plans, recipes, and so much more.  We hope you enjoy learning along with us as much as we do. Thank you for visiting!


Simple Homemade Cranberry Sauce

I absolutely love cranberries - they are tart, packed with flavor, and easy to cook with! What's not to like? This cranberry sauce recipe only takes about 10 minutes of active time to make and with only 4 ingredients, there is no reason to grab a can of cranberry...

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Pulled Pork Sandwich with Spicy Pickled Jalapenos

Pulled pork sandwiches are such a deliciously filling meal that it's perfect for lunch, dinner, or even on sliders for an appetizer or finger food for a party! With so many recipes out there, what makes this one so special? First off, the amazingly flavorful shredded...

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Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Looking for a flavor packed shredded pork recipe that is not only easy, but also is perfect for everything from tacos to rice and beans, nachos to pulled pork sandwiches? This is it. The combination of spices gives you a deep, rich flavor is wonderful on it's own but...

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Home & Garden

In Our Garden: 2020 Fall Season

I'm so excited to be starting the Fall season of our garden. We have a new trellis to test out, new plants to grow, we are experimenting with a 3 sisters bed, and so much more! Stay tuned for updates of our San Antonio, Texas Back Yard Garden! New PVC Garden Trellis...

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In Our Garden: 2020 Spring Season

"There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments." -Janet Kilburn Phillips This is one of my all time favorite gardening quotes, it sums up how I feel about each gardening season. Every year, I test out new companion plants, new support systems, new kinds of...

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DIY Antique Style Welcome Sign

Welcome signs for your doorstep are such a great way to make people feel invited into your home! It sets the tone for your style to anyone passing by, and in general just gives your house a more neighborly feel. This project allows you to make one in no time at all...

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DIY Upholstered Bench

Upholstered benches are such a practical piece of furniture around the house. They are just one of those pieces that can be put just about anywhere to add a little style and functionality to your home. But who wants to spend hundreds of dollars on a bench that may not...

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