Combine potatoes & 3 c. Water in a large saucepan, bring to a boil. Cover & reduce heat & simmer 15 min. Or until tender. Drain potatoes, allowing to cool to touch. Peel potatoes; mash pulp & cottage cheese in a medium bowl. Add parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, salt, garlic powder, onion & egg whites. Stir until well contained. Place wheat germ in a shallow dish. Drop a scant 1/3 cupful of potato mixture onto wheat germ. Gently coat potato mixture with wheat germ & place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Pat potato mixture to 1/2 inch thickness. Repeat procedure with remaining potato mixture to make an additional 7. Bake at 350 f. For 15 min. Turn patties over; bake an additional 15 min. Or till golden brown. Serve immediately.