1 tablespoon sugar, white
1 package active dry yeast
2 teaspoons dried sage or 2 teaspoons ground sage
1In small pot, combine milk, sugar, salt and 1 tbsp butter; heat to lukewarm and set aside.
2In large bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/3 cup of lukewarm water.
3Add the lukewarm milk mixture to the dissolved yeast.
4Stir in sage, wheat germ and 2 cups flour.
5Add remaining 1/4 cup flour to form a soft dough, kneading lightly till smooth.
6Leave in warm spot, covered, until doubled in size.
7Melt remaining 4 tbsp of butter and pour half into a 9" cake pan.
8Shape dough into 12 balls.
9Place in pan and drizzle with remaining butter.
10Cover and rise 30- 45 minutes more.
11Bake in 400 degree oven for 20- 25 minutes.