Put in bowl together to let yeast activate: the yeast, 1/2 cup warm water and 2 teaspoons sugar.
Mix in separate bowl: the hot water, milk, eggs and oil.
Mix in another separate large bowl: 3/4 cup sugar, 3 teaspoons salt and the flour.
Mix two bowls of wet ingredients together.
Make a hole in the dry ingredients and pour wet ingredients in.
Either mix by hand or mixer dough hook. Rolls will be lighter and fluffier if you use your dough hook.
Cover and let rise for 45 minutes in a warm non drafty area.
Spray your pan or pans with cooking spray.You need a pan or two with sides like a casserole dish or large cake pan.
Roll your dough into golf ball size balls and place about 3/4 inch apart in pans.
This should make 2 1/2 dozen rolls.
Cover and let raise again for 1-2 hours till they at least triple in size.
Bake in 350 degree preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown. When you take them out you can brush butter over them if you like.