Samantha Mattox

Samantha Mattox is the recipe developer and food lover behind Pass the Challah, a food blog full of crowd-pleasing kosher recipes. Her recipes are uncomplicated, full of flavor, and full of love. She grew up in Dallas, Texas, graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Business Management, and is now back in Dallas after spending a much-loved year in Israel. She works in Finance and spends all her spare time in the kitchen. Check out her recipes at

Articles by Samantha Mattox

No-Bake Funfetti Cheesecake Recipe

This easy recipe comes together in 20 minutes.

Potato and Carrot Gratin Passover Recipe

Don't fight the potatoes. Embrace them!

Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

Tender meatballs, chicken wings, and a heavenly sweet and sour sauce make for a delicious twist on a classic.

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Like any good Jew, I love Chinese food. There’s nothing better than feasting on salty, saucy takeout favorites like orange ...