Originally Posted by strame
I brine all pork, chicken and turkey. Butts and whole turkeys overnight in a cooler with ice water and chicken pieces for a few hours. If you have any doubts, try grilling 8 pork chops. Brine 4 of them then grill all 8 together with only you knowing which is which. Let people blind taste them and see what the results are. You MUST rinse them very well before seasoning. Just my .02...
Chops are a lot different than a butt. I brine pork chops and loin. Those are lean cuts that benefit from the added moisture.