A big spoonful of pesto goes well with ordinary beans, especially the red pesto with tomato in it.
Baked beans in my humble opinion needs a good splosh of worcester sauce or balsamic vinegar.
101 Uses For is popular and let's hope it stays that way. Our second book is presently called 101 tips for self sufficiency; we will certainly dip into this section for ideas. So post away and let's try and get at least one thread up to 101.