Have you ever gone to a restaurant and had a grilled pork chop that just tasted better than what you make at home? The meat is very juicy, slightly sweet, salty and has caramelized bits around the edges? The secret to making meat succulent and juicy is in the brine. A brine is a simple salt and water solution with infinite possibilities to add herbs and spices. Here is a recipe for a very basic brine you can use on all cuts of both pork and chicken. Your meat will never be the same!