Having a well stocked pantry is a lot like having a clean kitchen, you just have to keep it that way to in order to produce the best food possible. Here you'll find my favorite spice rubs, pickles, seasoned flours for frying, preserved vegetables, condiments and cured foods.
Once you have a handle on the basic techniques required to prepare various wild game meats, this is when having a big pantry becomes fun. You can play around with the various things that you've stocked up on in your pantry to create new creative dishes. To me cooking is about always learning, growing and having fun in the kitchen so that you see the smiles and faces of wonder at the dinner table.