Reading--King in the Kitchen

The King in the Kitchen
King in the Kitchen
Vocabulary

duke   a nobleman of the highest title, ranking just below a prince

dungeon      a dark underground room or cell to keep prisoners in

furiously      with unrestrained energy, speed, etc.

genius          a person having very great natural power of mind

majesty       title used in speaking to or of a king, queen, emperor, etc.

noble            high or great by birth, rank, or title

peasant       a farmer of the working class in Europe, Asia, and Latin America

porridge      food made of oatmeal or other grain boiled in water or milk until it thickens

Summary

A peasant wants to marry a princess, but first he must guess what the king is cooking. He realizes that the king has just made a wonderful glue that will make a fortune!