The leading actors: Salt (1/3 Cup), Sugar (1/2 Cup), Loose Decaf tea (scant 1/4 cup) - mix these into 4 cups boiling water.
The supporting actors: ginger, whole cloves, whole allspice, whole peppercorns, onion (fresh or dried). Add to the boiling mixture:
When the mixture is cool enough, put the pork chops in plastic bags:
Pour the brine over the pork chops, and refrigerate overnight: